Adding PHP Support to your server

With many websites now PHP is a must. Within our control panel you have the ability to change the version of php that is running within your control panel. It’s a lot easier then you would think and the version you need is only a few clicks away.

How to turn on PHP

  • Within your hosting control panel click on the square icon that says Web Options. (if your not sure how to log into your hosting control panel please visit here)add-php-001
  • Within the Web Options screen scroll down and in the row labeled “PHP” click on the off button.add-php-002
  • After you have turned PHP “On” make sure to click on “Apply” within the “Server Configuration” row.add-php-003After you have clicked on the “Apply” link the changes will take effect within 15 minutes on our Linux servers. If you are using a Windows server these changes will take effect immediately.

How to add a Php extension

  • Within your hosting control panel click on the square icon that says Web Options.add-php-001
  • On the Web Options screen scroll down and in the row labeled “PHP” click on the “Add” icon.add-php-004
  • In the New PHP extension window we want to add the File Extension for your needed PHP version. Make sure your file extensions start with “.” (example: .php3. .php4, etc.). For this tutorial we will be adding the extension “.php4″.add-php-005
  • After you add your File Extension to your server select the MIME type “application/x-httpd-php-source”. If you would like more information on this specific MIME type visit here.add-php-006
  • After have selected your MIME Type click on the “Submit” icon to save the settings on your server.add-php-007
  • Be sure to click on “Apply” within the “Server Configuration” row on Linux servers, otherwise the changes will not take place.add-php-003 After you have clicked on the “Apply” link the changes will take effect within 15 minutes on our Linux servers. If you are using a Windows server these changes will take effect immediately.

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