How to switch to a different PHP version?

For some reason this still eludes me when I need it. So I decided to save this information on my own site.

Go to cPanel, File Manager and choose “Web Root (public_html/www)”. There create a new file (or edit the existing one) called .htaccess and add the following line:

To switch to PHP 7.0

1    AddHandler application/x-httpd-php70 .php .php5 .php4 .php3

To switch to PHP 5.6

1    AddHandler application/x-httpd-php56 .php .php5 .php4 .php3

To switch to PHP 5.5

1    AddHandler application/x-httpd-php55 .php .php5 .php4 .php3

To switch to PHP 5.4

1    AddHandler application/x-httpd-php54 .php .php5 .php4 .php3

To switch to PHP 5.3

1    AddHandler application/x-httpd-php53 .php .php5 .php4 .php3

Complete New WordPress Theme

It’s been years since I’ve spent much time or energy on my own websites. Sigh. As  a Professional Web Developer, you spend most of your time updating and maintaining other people’s websites, not your own.

Today I decided it was time. Four and half hours later, a new look, template and updated everything.

Years ago I purchased the “Thesis” them from DIYThemes. It hadn’t been updated or upgraded in years and I decided to finally take the time to do it. I like easy, and this template makes managing my own site easy.

It’s always good to keep your sites up-to-date and to remove any Plug-ins that you’re not using. If you haven’t looked at DIYThemes for your next WordPress site, check it out.