How to change php version ubuntu

In this article let’s discuss about How to change php version ubuntu. Let’s go through the following methods without any delay.

Method 1:

# From PHP 7.1 => PHP 5.6

#Apache
sudo a2dismod php7.1
sudo a2enmod php5.6
sudo service apache2 restart
 
 #command Line
 sudo update-alternatives --set php /usr/bin/php5.6

If you are facing any issues with the above approach then try the alternative that is given below. It may look similar but have a try!

Method 2 :

//In ubunutu
Default PHP 7.1 is set on your system and you need to switch to PHP 5.6

$ sudo a2dismod php7.1
$ sudo a2enmod php5.6
$ sudo service apache2 restart
  
sudo update-alternatives --set php /usr/bin/php5.6

Hope the above solution works.

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