How to enable latest PHP on my DO? (Ubuntu 18.04 / Apache / MySQL)

Hey, please advise me, I installed PHP 7.4 via a terminal, but Joomla still reports that I have 7.2 and I don’t know where to “enable it”? Many thanks for the advice :-)


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Hi there,

If you are using mod PHP, then you can do that with the following:

First disable PHP 7.2:

sudo a2dismod php7.2

Then enable PHP 7.4:

sudo a2enmod php7.4

Finally restart Apache.

Let me know how it goes! Regards, Bobby