How to install PHP 7.4 on CentOS 7

To install PHP 7.4 on CentOS 7, you can follow these steps. Before you start, it’s recommended to update your system to ensure that you have the latest packages. Open a terminal and run the following commands:

Now, you can install PHP 7.4 using the Remi repository, which provides up-to-date PHP versions for CentOS. Follow these steps:

1. Install the EPEL repository:

2. Install the Remi repository:

3. Enable the Remi repository:

4. Install PHP 7.4 and necessary modules:

5. Verify the PHP installation:

This should display information about PHP 7.4.

6. Start and enable the PHP-FPM service:

For Nginx, you’ll need to configure Nginx to use PHP-FPM. This involves updating your Nginx configuration files.