How to check version of PHP on Windows [RESOLVED]

There is two possible ways you can check the version of PHP you have installed on your Windows server.

Method 1

Open a Windows command prompt

Type php -v and this will show the version information

Method 2 – Does not work on all systems

Go to and this will display a page with info about PHP. Note that this may not be enabled on all systems, and it is recommended that it is disabled as it gives a lot of information about the hosting server and version numbers.


Duncan is a technology professional with over 20 years experience of working in various IT roles. He has a interest in cyber security, and has a wide range of other skills in radio, electronics and telecommunications.

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