Use Website PHP.ini with Composer

Some websites require a custom php.ini file due to default settings for a server. Therefore, some tasks will require you to specify to use that custom php.ini file path instead of the server default. For example, shared hosting users may use this method when software follows the server php settings by default. You can view such info in your phpinfo.php file. Below we’ll use Composer with the php.ini file of a specific website.

Use Website PHP.ini

  1. Log into SSH.
  2. Type the Composer command:
    php -c [path-to-php.ini] [path-to-composer] [composer-options]

    For example:
    php -c /home/cpaneluser/public_html/php.ini /opt/cpanel/composer/bin/composer update

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