How to Install PHP 8.2 on Cloudways

You can install PHP 8.2 on Cloudways in a breeze. Follow the steps below:

  • Sign up or log in to the Cloudways Platform.
  • Click Add Server.
  • Select PHP in the Application & Server details section.
  • Name your managed app and server.
  • Select your IaaS provider.
  • Choose server size and location.
  • Click the Launch Now button to start your 3-day free trial (no credit card required).

The GIF below visualizes the above steps:

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Wait for some minutes for your server to launch. Once it is launched, you’ll have the PHP 7.4 version set by default. But don’t fret; you can upgrade to PHP 8.2 almost instantly. Follow the steps in the next section.

How to Upgrade to PHP 8.2 on Cloudways

You can quickly upgrade your current PHP version to the latest 8.2 version on Cloudways by following the steps below:

  • Login to the Cloudways Platform.
  • Select your server.
  • You’ll be redirected to the Server Management page.
  • Click Settings & Packages > Packages.
  • You will see your current PHP version; click the edit button right next to it.
  • Select PHP 8.2 from the drop-down menu.
  • Click Save.

Ta-da! you will have your PHP version updated to 8.2 in no time.

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PHP 8.2 elevates the already significant enhancements of PHP 8.0 and 8.1 to new heights, offering various exciting features. These include introducing a standalone type, read-only properties, and a host of execution optimizations.


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