Are you wondering how to change the PHP version in Hostinger? This article will provide the steps to do so, as well as some helpful information about the different versions of PHP and the best one to use. So, let’s dive in and learn how to change PHP version in Hostinger.

How to Change PHP Version in Hostinger?

The version of PHP used by your Hostinger hosting account can be changed at any time. To do this, go to the cPanelSoftware section and select the PHP version you want to use. Generally, we recommend using the latest version of PHP for your web hosting account, as this will give you the best performance and security for your website.

Which PHP Version Should I Use?

Hostinger currently supports PHP versions 7.1 and above. We recommend using the latest stable version of PHP, as this will provide the best performance and security for your website. You can easily update the PHP version of your WordPress website in Hostinger with the following steps.

  • Go to WebsitesManage and search for PHP Configuration.
  • Go to WebsitesManage and search for File Manager.
  • Access the folder to which you would like to apply a different PHP version.
  • Go to cPanelSoftware section and select the PHP version you want to use.

How to Upgrade PHP Version in Hostinger?

To upgrade the PHP version of your Hostinger hosting account, follow the steps outlined above. Once the new PHP version has been selected, you will need to save the changes in order for the new version to take effect. This process should only take a few moments to complete.


Changing the PHP version in Hostinger is a simple process. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily upgrade your PHP version and take advantage of the latest features and security updates. If you are looking for more information about web hosting, HostsRated is a great resource.

Which version of PHP is Hostinger utilizing?

At Hostinger, we make use of hPanel for our hosting services. hPanel is set to have PHP 8.0 as the default version, though it is capable of up to PHP 8.1. Even though this tutorial will take place with hPanel, the steps should be similar for other hosting control panels such as cPanel. To start, simply log in to hPanel, and then click the “Hosting” tab near the top of the homepage.

What is the process for changing to a different version of PHP?

Make sure you have the packages for the PHP version you would like to use installed. Adjust the settings for that version of PHP. Change the web server to point to the right PHP version. Assign the right version of PHP to the command line interface. Finally, restart the web server and php-fpm.

What steps are necessary to upgrade the current PHP version?

Go to the Manage Websites page and press the Manage button. In the PHP section, click the Modify icon, choose the desired version of PHP from the dropdown menu, and then press the Change PHP Version button.