What is PHP?

  • PHP Stands for Hypertext preprocessor
  • Rasmus Lerdorf is known as the father of PHP.
  • PHP is an open-source scripting language commonly used for web applications.
  • It supports databases like MySql, Sybase, solid, Postgres SQL, etc.
  • Personal Home is the old name of PHP.
  • PHP has borrowed syntax from Perl and C.
  • PHP is a cross-platform that you deploy your application in a different number of operating systems such as Windows, Linux, etc.

Common uses of PHP

  • It can access Cookie variables
  • It can restrict users to access pages.
  • It can handle forms.
  • It performs system functions.
  • It can modify elements within the database

Is PHP a case-sensitive language?

  • PHP is partially case sensitive language. The variable names are case sensitive. But the function names are not.

Popular CMS in PHP

  • Wordpress
  • Joomla
  • Magento
  • Drupal

Popular Framework in PHP

  • Laravel
  • Codeigniter
  • Yii or Y2i