What is PHP

What is PHP

Mishel Shaji
Mishel Shaji

PHP is an open-source, interpreted and scripting programming language. It is a server-side scripting language. PHP is an acronym for “Hypertext Preprocessor”.

What is PHP?

  • PHP is a server-side scripting language.
  • PHP is an open-source scripting language.
  • PHP is an interpreted language.
  • PHP is an object-oriented language.
  • PHP scripts execute much faster than many other scripting languages.
  • PHP will run on Apache and IIS servers.
  • PHP is platform independent.
  • PHP is easy to learn.

Did you know?

  1. Some of the biggest online brands, such as Facebook, Digg, Friendster, Flickr, and Yahoo! are powered by PHP.
  2. Most popular CMS such as WordPress (powers 31% of the internet) and Joomla is written in PHP.

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