Upgrading PHP version is good for a site security and performance, PHP keeps launching new versions with focus on fast speed and more security. However to make use of new versions you will need to update PHP version of your site, and that's too easy!
In this post you will learn how to change / switch between PHP versions for your site.
Step 1: Login to cPanel
Step 2: Go to MultiPHP Manager
After login, scroll a bit down, you will see "MultiPHP Manager" option under Software tab, click on that.
Step 3: Select Domain
Once your page is loaded you will see the list of your domains and subdomains, choose domain which you wish to change PHP version for, you can choose multiple domains at a time too.
Step 4: Select PHP Version
Next step is to select PHP version from the dropdown as shown in below image. After selecting click on Apply button to save the changes.
And that's it! Job done. Simple right? This will make change in PHP version instantly, and you site will be ready to use updated PHP version. You can change PHP version anytime you wish.
Kindly note, after changing PHP version your website may show some errors and may not work properly, that's bewcause new PHP versions deprecate some old used functions. In this case you will need to hire any professional PHP devloper do update your site codes which comply with new PHP versions.