How to update your PHP version

We also have a KB article if you want to know if your WordPress site is ready for PHP 7.

Most hosts have documentation explaining how you can update your PHP version yourself. We always advise creating a backup for your website before making any major changes.

If you don't know how to ask support from your host via email, you can read our Example email for your host.

We have listed our hosting partners here with their documentation on PHP 7:

HostDocumentation
BluehostPHP version selecting
CloudwaysPHP7 and its compatibility
DreamHostPHP 7 overview
GoDaddyView or change your PHP version
GreenGeeksWhat version of PHP does GreenGeek use?
InMotionUsing multiple PHP versions on one account
InterServerChange PHP version in cPanel
MediaTempleWhat's new in PHP7
PagelyChanging PHP versions
RAIDBOXESTechnical questions
RoseHostingRoseHosting support
SavviiChanging the PHP version
SiteGroundSwitch to a different PHP version
WP EnginePHP 7 FAQ
LiquidwebUpgrade Apache and PHP using cPanel

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