- Root access to your Plesk server
This article shows you how to select PHP 7 for your Plesk 12.5 based Linux server. PHP 7 was officially released on the 3rd of December 2015 and offers significant performance increases for existing PHP based platforms. We have an overview of all the new features available here .
Conetix will also be rolling out PHP 7 to all shared hosting platforms over the next few days.
- Login to your VPS as the root user.
Run the Plesk Autoinstaller to select the PHP7 package:
plesk sbin autoinstaller --select-release-id PLESK_12_5_30 --install-component php7.0
- To select it for one of your websites, login to the Plesk Control Panel.
Select the website you want to upgrade, then select PHP Settings:
Select PHP 7 from the dropdown, then click OK to save and apply the settings:
- Test your website thoroughly to ensure that it's compatible with PHP 7.