What versions of PHP are available at DreamHost?


DreamHost pre-installs the following versions of PHP on its servers:

Please note that PHP versions continually update. View the following page for a timeline of PHP versions:

Default PHP version on a shared web server

When you run the command php -v in a shell terminal when logged into your server, the output displays the current default version used.

[server]$ php -v

If you wish to use a different PHP version in the Shell, you’ll need to specify the full file path.

[server]$ /usr/local/php82/bin/php -v

These are the current versions you can use via SSH. Older versions are not available on some servers.


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