Website Hosting

How to Upgrade the PHP Version in Pantheon

By January 5, 2021No Comments

First, check out this article:


1.) Look for the pantheon.yml file in the /code/ directory. 

  • If it’s not there, create one.
  • If it is there, edit it.

2.) Add the following code:

api_version: 1
php_version: 7.0
3.) So it looks like this: (see image below)

So the pantheon.yml file will look exactly like this:

4.) Upload the file via SFTP to Pantheon in your /code/ directory

5.) Commit the code and leave a good commit message, like this: 

6.) You’re done!

Still need help? Contact Us

Last updated on June 26, 2019

Leave a Reply