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How to Install PHP Json on Amazon Linux 2

Feb 03, 2023 · 1 min read · Post a comment

To be able to convert your PHP objects into JSON using the PHP functions, you need to have php-json extension installed. Let’s install PHP Json on Amazon Linux 2.


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo privileges
  • PHP installed

Install PHP Json on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Enable the desired PHP version.

sudo amazon-linux-extras enable php{version}

Step 2. Install php-json.

sudo yum clean metadata
sudo yum install php-json

Step 3. Restart your web server service.

Step 4. Verify the installation.

echo "<?php phpinfo(); ?>" > /var/www/html/info.php

Step 5. Open the file (info.php) in the browser.



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