cPanel PHP Upgrade from PHP 7.4 to PHP 8.1
Last modified: December 9, 2022
In cPanel & WHM version 110, we upgraded internal cPanel PHP from version 7.4 to 8.1. This document details the upgrade and the PHP paths.
Third-party plugin developers must verify that their applications function in the new version.
- Tier: NEXT 11.110.0
- Build Number: 188.8.131.52
- Release Date: XX/XX/2023
The following table provides the initial and upgraded versions of internal cPanel PHP, its loaders, and its packaged applications:
|Software||Initial version||Upgrade version|
Third-party plugin developers should reference the proper paths for internal cPanel PHP 8.1.
Specific references to the PHP directory or extensions should use the following directory:
Specific references to PHP libraries or extensions should use the following directory:
Specific references to PHP binaries should use the linked binaries in the following directory:
The php.ini file
If you edit the
php.ini file directly, the system will overwrite your changes. Use the PHP section of the Tweak Settings interface to edit cPanel & WHM’s internal
php.ini file resides in the following directory: