Although most scripts are compatible across the different versions of PHP, sometimes as PHP is upgraded things are changed slightly and things will not be backwards compatible. Whether you are having issues with a script, or considering a new script to install, you may need to check your PHP version.
Time Required: 2 mins
- Open up a fresh plain text file. You can do this using one of the text editors on your computer, or the one you use for your HTML.
- Inside of the file enter this:
Read more about the phpinfo function.
- Uploaded the file to your web host, or place it in your computers web directory. Read about FTP.
- Point your browser to the file you just uploaded. This will give you all of the information about the PHP currently running, including the version number.