Default PHP settings at DreamHost


DreamHost offers several versions of PHP for you to use. The following article lists which PHP versions are available in the panel:

If your existing site is not compatible with currently supported versions of PHP, PHP Extended Support will be automatically applied if an upgrade fails:

Viewing default settings

Each version of PHP has several default settings you can view by creating a phpinfo.php file. This is a simple PHP file that you can add to your website. When you view the page, it displays the default PHP settings configured on your domain. View the following article for steps on how to create this file:

Adjusting default settings

You are able to adjust the default PHP settings by creating a custom phprc file. This is a custom configuration file that allows you to adjust specific values. View the following articles for steps on how to create this file via FTP or SSH:

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