EasyEngine v3.5.0 and future versions now supports PHP7. Support for PHP7 has been added in EasyEngine for the Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) version only. Hence following commands will work only on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty).
Note that while updating EasyEngine v3.5.0 you will get PHP version 5.6 as a default PHP stack. You can run your site on PHP 5.6 or PHP 7.0 as described in below commands.
For existing EasyEngine Users please use following command to upgrade your EasyEngine for this feature.
Install PHP7 stack
You can use following command for installing php7 stack on your server.
ee stack install --php7
You can create site with following command and it will install PHP7 stack runtime.
ee site create example.com --wp --php7
Switch PHP version on your site
To update existing site to PHP7 use following command
ee site update example.com --php7
To revert your site from php7 stack use following command:
ee site update example.com --php7=off
Get Information about your site
Following command shows PHP version you are using on your site.
ee site info example.com
root@test:~# ee site info example.com Information about example.com: Nginx configuration wp wpredis (enabled) PHP Version 7.0 Pagespeed disabled HHVM disabled SSL disabled [...]
Get PHP7 Stack Information :
ee info --php7
Operating PHP7 Service
Use following commands to operate PHP7 service.
ee stack [start|stop|reload|restart|status] --php7
Remove/Purge PHP7 Stack
To Remove PHP7 Stack use following command.
ee stack [remove|purge] --php7