The name PHP will come automatically when you are talking about website development or web application development. If you are a new web developer or would like to get an idea about this then I will try to help you to know the basics of PHP and what PHP used for? Lets' learn about PHP.
PHP stands for Hypertext Pre-processor, which is formally stood for Personal Home Pages. PHP is an object-oriented, open-source, and server-side scripting language. It is to develop static websites, dynamic websites, and web applications. To execute any PHP program, you need to install it on a localhost or web host. Only servers that have PHP installed can edit PHP scripts. To access the PHP script requires a web browser only. PHP file contains PHP tags and ends with .php extension. It is free to download and use.
PHP is the most popular backend or server-side scripting language. The best blogging system on the web, WordPress is made with Php. The most popular social network Facebook is also made with Php.
PHP file needs to save to identify on the server-side.
Some old extension
But currently, The file must save with the “.php” extension.
The latest version is PHP 7 (7.4.12, Till November 2020). PHP 7 is much faster and has improved error handling. But the most popular PHP 5.6. PHP 5.3 also popular.
Scripting or Scripting language is a programming language, a set of instructions that automates the execution of tasks and interprets at run time.
The script language aims to enhance the performance and do the task sequentially for an application. HTML is used to perform client-side and server-side operations. Both client-side and server-side are embedded in the HTML page.
According to W3Techs’ data, PHP is used by 78.9% of all websites worldwide.
Common usage of PHP
PHP stands for Hypertext Pre-processor.
ASP stands for Active Server Pages.
JSP stands for Java Server Pages.
CFML stands for Cold Fusion Markup Language.
PHP widely used scripting language for the server-side. Almost every kind of website use PHP. Advanced web application like management tools is CMS, eCommerce, Hospital, Pharmacy, HRMS, ERP, Inventory, LMS, Restaurant and Hotel Management, VMS, Blockchain, Chatbot, etc. made with PHP and PHP framework.
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