Downgrade PHP7 to PHP5.6 CentOS

To downgrade PHP version you need to stop you webserver

stop Apache

service httpd stop


yum install php56


yum --enablerepo=remi-php56 install php56-php php56-php-pear php56-php-bcmath php56-php-pecl-jsond-devel php56-php-mysqlnd php56-php-gd php56-php-common php56-php-fpm php56-php-intl php56-php-cli php56-php php56-php-xml php-php-opcache php56-php-pecl-apcu php56-php-pecl-jsond php56-php-pdo php56-php-gmp php56-php-process php56-php-pecl-imagick php56-php-devel php56-php-mbstring


 service php70-php-fpm stop


rm /usr/bin/php

press y


ln -s /usr/bin/php56 /usr/bin/php


service httpd restart

and it's done

check PHP version by running

php -v

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