Plesk has optional PHP versions available which gives you the ability to set different interpreter versions per website/domain hosting. This article will step you through the process of selecting a specific version for your website.


  1. Login to Plesk via the Conetix Control Panel.
  2. In Plesk, go to Hosting & DNS, then click Hosting
    how to select a different php version in plesk
  3. Under Web scripting and statistics, select the PHP version you want to use:
    how to select a different php version in plesk Note: You’ll also need to ensure you have FPM application served by Apache is selected.
  4. Click OK and this setting will be applied to your website.

We highly recommend testing all functionality of your website when changing PHP versions and also checking the error logs to see if there are any errors.

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