$ php -v PHP 5.5.24 (cli) (built: May 19 2015 10:10:05) Copyright (c) 1997-2015 The PHP Group Zend Engine v2.5.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2015 Zend Technologies with Xdebug v2.2.3, Copyright (c) 2002-2013, by Derick Rethans
$ which php /usr/bin/php And the php.ini?
$ php -i | grep "php.ini" Configuration File (php.ini) Path => /etc Loaded Configuration File => /etc/php.ini *** If you dont have the php.ini into the /etc . search for php.ini.default . Copy that file with the file name php.ini So you can change the configuration on that php.ini file to change php configuration in your system Upgrade PHP ? $ curl -s http://php-osx.liip.ch/install.sh | bash -s 5.6 You can change the version number to 7.0 (stable php version 7.0.7) $ sudo vi ~/.bash_profile write the line export PATH=/usr/local/php5/bin:$PATH Save the file $ source ~/.bash_profile $ sudo apachectl restart $ which php /usr/local/php5/bin/php $ php -v You will see the updated php version . New php.ini path is /usr/local/php5/lib/ . You can configure your php settings from that php.ini file . Dont forget to use $ sudo apachectl restart after you made php.ini changes . php -r 'echo phpinfo();' // Show php configuration Note : This way you can upgrade your cli based php version . If you want to upgrade your MAMP or XAMP you have to use different procedure . You have updated your Mac OsX built-in PHP.
how to upgrade your php version in OSX ?