LSPHP directive for php.ini on shared servers

  LSPHP  is a php handler that combines mod_lsapi+PHP.

For the settings from the chosen php.ini file to work, specific directive should be added to your .htaccess file:


lsapi_phpini /home/USER/public_html/php.ini


NOTE:
Make sure you replace USER with your cPanel username.

This option specifies which path to pass on to the PHP-interpreter and which folder to execute php.ini from.

Follow the instructions below to proceed with the setup:

for cPanel paper_lantern theme
for cPanel x3 theme


for cPanel paper_lantern theme:

1. To add these lines to .htaccess file, go to cPanel > Files section > File Manager menu:



2. Navigate to public_html directory:



3. Click on Settings in the right top corner and enable Show Hidden Files (dotfiles) in the pop-up window, that will allow you to see .htaccess file:





4. If there is no .htaccess file in the document root, you need to create it using File option:





5. Right-click on .htaccess file > Edit or use Edit option located in the toolbar:



6. Add the lines provided below into .htaccess file and Save Changes.

lsapi_phpini /home/USER/public_html/php.ini




If you have done it right, the designed php.ini will take immediate effect.

7. If you need to load php.ini for/from subdirectory, make sure you edit ConfigPath accordingly.




for cPanel x3 theme:

1. To add these lines to the .htaccess file, go to cPanel >  the Files section > the File Manager menu:



2. Choose the Web root and Show Hidden Files options and hit Go:



3. Right-click on .htaccess file > Edit:







4. Add the lines provided below the existing rules and Save Changes.
 
lsapi_phpini /home/USER/public_html/php.ini


If you have done it right, the designed php.ini will take immediate effect:



5. In case there is no .htaccess file in the document root, you need to create one via the New File option and edit it following the guidelines above:









That's it!                                     


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