How to Install PHP 7.3 on Centos 7

Introduction

In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the straightforward process of install PHP 7.3 on CentOS 7. By default, CentOS 7 comes with PHP 5.4, but if you require PHP 7.3, it’s easily achievable using RPM packages. The initial step involves installing Remi’s Repository on CentOS. This repository serves as a valuable resource for obtaining the desired PHP version.

Follow the steps diligently to seamlessly upgrade and enhance your CentOS 7 server with PHP 7.3, unlocking improved features and performance. Stay tuned for a hassle-free installation that aligns with your development needs on CentOS 7.

Install PHP 7.3 on Centos 7

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# yum --enablerepo=remi-safe -y install php73 php73-php-pear php73-php-mbstring

Check version PHP

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# php73 -v 
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# which php73
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# ll /bin/php73

Load environment variables with the SCL tool

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# scl enable php73 bash 
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# php -v 

Start and enable php7.3

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# systemctl start php73-php-fpm
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# systemctl enable php73-php-fpm
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# systemctl restart httpd 

create phpinfo to verify php

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# echo '<?php phpinfo(); ?>' > /var/www/html/info.php 
[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# curl http://localhost/info.php | grep 'PHP Version' | tail -1 | sed -e 's/<[^>]*>//g' 

Consider this option if you want to utilize PHP 7.3 for both Apache and Nginx.

[vagrant@DevopsRoles ~]# yum --enablerepo=remi-safe -y install php73-php-fpm php73-php

Conclusion

Congratulations, you’ve successfully installed PHP 7.3 on CentOS/RHEL! 🎉 Thank you for being a part of the DevopsRoles page!

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