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  • HI There
    Will you be able to please assist me in updating my PHP file in my ‘Local’ veriosn of WordPress installed in my Laptop , PLease ?
    Is quite confusing for me.
    Thanking you in advance
    Kind regards. Martin

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  • How did you end up having PHP on your local machine? 😀

    Did you install the PHP software manually? Or did it come bundled with some local “server” software stack? Is it “Local” by FlyWheel (from

    Thread Starter martinargimon


    I thought PHP is ‘built-in’ in WordPress and hence not matter where I have it installed I need to update it?. Isn;t this correct ?
    KIndly let me know

    Moderator Yui



    WordPress does not come with PHP, it does run on PHP and some more dependencies:

    you can find more answers to your questions here

    Get a faster, more secure website: update your PHP today

    To upgrade your local computer PHP – refer to your local web stack software documentation, or go to their site, check the docs and grab new version

    Go to Sites and choose the website you want to modify the PHP version on to update the PHP version on your WordPress site. Next, select the Tools tab. Click the Modify button next to PHP Engine and choose your favourite PHP version from the drop-down menu. And if you want to buy a new laptop before update PHP local version and want information about Asus or hp laptop then you need to check this site.

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