It is possible to quickly and easily upgrade the PHP version on your hosting account. Newer versions of PHP often provide faster performance and new features for website scripts to use. Scripts such as Wordpress are beginning to require newer versions of PHP for the latest updates. This article shows how to update PHP without the need to create or edit any files.
Begin by logging into cPanel and scroll down to the "Software" heading,
Click the "Select PHP Version" Icon,
Use the "PHP version" dropdown menu to select your desired version of PHP.
Click "Set as Current"
The configuration changes will be applied immediately to your entire hosting account.