What is PHP?

  • PHP is a web programming language used to develop dynamic web applications.
  • The full form of PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor.
  • PHP is a server-side scripting programming language. That means PHP scripts execute only in the server.
  • It is an open-source software.
  • It is free to use and download.
  • PHP can be integrated with the number of popular programming languages such as MySQL, Oracle Sybase, Microsoft SQL Server.
  • The Syntax of PHP resembles with Perl and C Programming language.


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  • PHP can generate HTML codes through PHP scripts. Same as the data in HTML form can be transferred to PHP script and can do the further procedure.
  • PHP can runs on different platforms like Unix, Windows, and Linux.