How To Resolve PHP Version Compatibility Issues On cPanel Hosting?

PHP version is displayed on your cPanel’s account home page. Unsupported PHP version is one reason when your website goes down, displays a blank white page or error 500.

This could happen when your website doesn’t support the PHP version active on your hosting account. allows you to change the PHP version right from your cPanel so that you can make it compatible with your website or app you are planning to host.

For instance: WordPress recommends PHP version 7.2 or greater, you can change it on your hosting account by following a few simple steps given here.

Log in to your account and follow the steps:

  1. Click Web Hosting.
  2. Next to the cPanel account you want to use, click Manage.
  3. Click cPanel Admin and then scroll to the Software section.
  4. Click Select PHP Version, this displays your current PHP version which can be changed from the drop-down.

To change your version, from the PHP version menu, select the version you want to use, and then click Set As Current.

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