What PHP initialization file do I use?

From GD Walkthroughs and Advice
Jump to: navigation, search

It varies between hosting accounts and companies so its always best to use your hosting companies guides. I would recommend reading up on each type before you make any changes.

For GoDaddy customers [1]

cPanel

-php.ini inside of the /public_html
-One per account

Plesk

-.user.ini inside of the website root.
-One per site

Managed WordPress

-php.ini inside of the /html
-One per site

Windows with PHP 5.4

-.user.ini inside of the root of the account
-One per account

Other hosting plans

-php5.ini inside of the root of the account
-One per account

If your are having trouble with a value not changing

Editing your ini files

php.ini

.user.ini

Check your PHP values with a phpinfo script