Change Pantheon’s localdev PHP version

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Here's a quick tip if you use Pantheon's localdev to do your local development in. Change the PHP version by updating your .lando file.

How do you change the PHP version in Pantheon’s localdev?

In your .lando.xml config file, add/update the php config value to your desired PHP version. See the example below.


recipe: pantheon
  framework: wordpress
  php: 7.3

After you’ve updated it, make sure you rebuild the site environment in localdev.

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