Install LAMP and PHP 5.6 on Centos 7
This is the second post on Centos 7 setup. In the previous article we hardened ssh and created new users. Today we will install LAMP on Centos 7 and latest PHP 5.6 with all necessary extensions.
1. Install Apache
Check that everything works fine, by pointing browser to http://your_server_IP_address/. You should see Apache test page.
2. Enable apache to start on boot
3. Install Mariadb (popular MySQL fork)
4. Install PHP 5.6
We will get php5.6 from remi repository.
Install EPEL repository
Install remi repository
Install php 5.6, redis and opcache on Centos 7
Then create file /var/www/html/test.php with <?phpinfo(); ?> and open http://your_server_IP_address/test.php in browser. You should be able to see information about php with all modules installed.
5. Install composer
That’s it LAMP stack is installed! You can now set up Wordpress or Laravel-based website. In the next article we will install NodeJS 4, NPM and PM2 on Centos 7.