Managed WordPress Help

Change my PHP version

To change the PHP version for your Managed WordPress website, follow these instructions:

Warning: Upgrading the PHP version can cause issues with your site. You can test the upgrade by using the staging environment.
  1. Go to your GoDaddy product page.
  2. In your My Products page, next to Managed WordPress, select Manage All.
  3. For the website you want to change the PHP version, select Settings from the Menu icon menu.
    Site options menu
  4. Under Production Site, next to PHP version select Change.
    Access the option to change the PHP version
  5. From the menu, choose the PHP version to change to, then select Save Changes.
    Select the PHP version

Congratulations! You've updated the PHP version for your Managed WordPress site.

Verify your PHP version

You can verify the change to your PHP version in your WordPress dashboard.

  1. Sign in to WordPress.
  2. On the left-side menu, select Tools.
  3. Select Site Health.
  4. Select Server.
  5. Locate PHP version to find the current version of PHP running on your site.

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