How to install PHP 7.3 in Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial we will see how to install PHP version 7.3 in Ubuntu 18.04. Currently Ubuntu 18.04 support PHP version 7.2 officially in their repository. There are some situation we are required to install version 7.3.x. For example WordPress latest version required PHP 7.3 or above.

Developer Ondřej Surý maintain’s the unsupported versions of PHP in Launchpad. Let’s thanks for his work.

Add PPA repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
sudo apt update

Now PHP version 7.3 could be installed in Ubuntu 18.04

Install PHP 7.3 for Nginx

sudo apt install php7.3-fpm

Install PHP 7.3 for Apache

sudo apt install php7.3

Execute that following command to confirm the php version.

php -v

PHP 7.3 version is successfully installed on your server.

Please let me know if you encounter any issue in the comment section below.

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