Following command will install PHP on your CentOS server / VPS.
Login to your server as root via SSH and run following command.
yum install php php-mysql
yum install php
Installation wizard will ask your confirmation. Press Y to complete installation.
Once PHP is installed, you can check the PHP version installed using below command
It will show something like this:
[root@server ~]# php -v PHP 5.3.3 (cli) (built: Nov 22 2013 10:45:17) Copyright (c) 1997-2010 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.3.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2010 Zend Technologies
After installing PHP, restart Apache using below command
service httpd restart
After installing PHP and restarting Apache, its time to test PHP installation on the server.
Create a phpinfo.php fie in /var/www/html/ with following code:
<?php phpinfo(); ?>
Now open your http://Server-IP/phpinfo.php in any browser.
This should show PHP settings on your server. You have successfully installed PHP on your server.
You can now edit various PHP settings like memory_limit, max_execution_time, max_upload_size, post_max_size etc. in: