Support Category: Staging & Development

How to change the active PHP Version, active extensions and specific PHP directives within cPanel’s PHP Selector

Frequent Questions
Changing the version of PHP that is active, its active extensions and other options such as PHP memory, upload and execution time limits on your cPanel hosting service can be achieved using the "PHP Selector" module. Accessing cPanel's PHP Selector Module Log into cPanel. If you are unsure of...

Edit PHP settings with php.ini

Error Messages
This topic covers processes relating to the operation of a cPanel service, if you cannot access your service - first follow this guide before continuing. When installing custom plugins and themes quite often the developer will require you to set custom (increased) limits for common PHP environmen...

Testing your website with a hosts file

Testing your website with a local hosts file A hosts file is used to map hostnames (ie. to IP addresses (ie. . You can change the IP to which you resolve a certain domain name by adding entries to your local hosts file on your computer. This is particularly use...