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Which PHP version and PHP handler should be chosen for the domain in Domains > example.com > PHP Settings?
The choice of PHP version and PHP handler depends on needs.
CGI has the poor performance comparing to FastCGI but provides the best compatibility with legacy applications.
PHP-FPM is the FastCGI which is running as a separate service. It can be used independently of Apache and allows to implement Nginx-only hosting to boost the overall performance of a website.
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