PHP 7.0.0 on EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11

Learn how to run PHP 7.0.0 on EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11 with easy 8 steps for less than 10 minutes!

PHP Info: Version 7.0.0

Waiting to EasyPHP DevServer release v15.10 with bundled PHP 7, I went to install latest PHP on my machine running v14.1 VC 11. And, actually, that was quick and easy. You can do it by following 8 easy steps below.

Step 1: Download PHP 7.0.0

First you need PHP package. You can get it from http://windows.php.net/download/ (or simply click here to download v7.0.0 VC14 x86 Thread Safe package).

Step 2: Create PHP7 directory for EasyPHP

Open in your favourite file exlorer (I prefer Total Commander, but you can use Windows Explorer too) directory C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\php\ and create new subdirectory php700x151203113333.

Step 3: Unzip PHP7 package

Now unpack content of PHP package php-7.0.0-Win32-VC14-x86.zip to just created directory C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\php\php700x151203113333\

Step 4: Create EasyPHP description file for PHP7

Create new file with name easyphp.php inside directory C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\php\php700x151203113333\ and add following content to it:

Step 5: Run EasyPHP

Now start EasyPHP on your machine, visit PHP Change Version page in your browser http://127.0.0.1/home/index.php?page=php-page&display=changephpversion and select/activate PHP 7.0.0.

Step 6: Update CURL and SSL libraries

You’ll get two error alerts like

the ordinal 387 could not be located in the dynamic link library php_curl.dll

That means that you need to update two DLL’s in Apache2 directory.

IMPORTANT: When you activate PHP 7.0.0 in EasyPHP, path of PHP files has been changed from C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\php\php700x151203113333\ to C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\php\php_runningversion\

Copy files libeay32.dll and ssleay32.dll from C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\php\php_runningversion\ to C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\apache\bin\

Step 7: Add PHP7 to Apache2 config

Edit file C:\Program Files (x86)\EasyPHP-DevServer-14.1VC11\binaries\apache\conf\httpd.conf and comment out line for PHP5:

and add new line for PHP7

Step 8: Restart EasyPHP

Last step is to you restart EasyPHP.

EasyPHP: Restart

After this, you’ll have working PHP 7.0.0 on EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11.

EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11: PHP 7.0.0
EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11: PHP 7.0.0
PHP Info: Version 7.0.0
PHP Info: Version 7.0.0

2 thoughts on “PHP 7.0.0 on EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11”

  1. Hi! very useful link, but how can i find Url to download EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 VC11?

    Not able to find it

    Thanks in advance

    MR

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