How to Update PHP To Version 7 On Windows Server 2016 And WordPress

In this article, I’ll show how I upgrade my PHP version 5.5 which comes by default when Installing WordPress on Windows Server 2012 or 2016 using the Web Platform Installer.

To update, PHP I recommend you Install PHP Manager before because If you don’t WPI will try to Install it with PHP 7.

Note: If you don’t have.NET 2.0 Installed the PHP Manager Installation will fail however PHP 7 will be Install correctly.

To get started, Open the Web Platform Installer 5.0 and search for PHP 7 and Click Add

Search for PHP 7+ and Click add

Wait for the Installation to complete

Click Finish

Open PHP Manager and you will see the current PHP version