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What is PHP?

By simplivllc ·
What does PHP stand for?
Php Syntax
Why use PHP?
What is PHP used for & Market share
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by madhuri001 In reply to What is PHP?

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor is a general-purpose programming language originally designed for web development. It was originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994; the PHP reference implementation is now produced by The PHP Group.

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by deborasumopayroll In reply to What is PHP?

PHP is a server-side scripting language. that is used to develop Static websites or Dynamic websites or Web applications. PHP stands for Hypertext Pre-processor, which earlier stood for Personal Home Pages.
PHP scripts can only be interpreted on a server that has PHP installed.
The client computers accessing the PHP scripts require a web browser only.
A PHP file contains PHP tags and ends with the extension ".php".
A script is a set of programming instructions that are interpreted at runtime.
A scripting language is a language that interprets scripts at runtime. Scripts are usually embedded in other software environments.
The purpose of the scripts is usually to enhance the performance or perform routine tasks for an application.
Server-side scripts are interpreted on the server while client-side scripts are interpreted by the client application.
PHP is a server-side script that is interpreted on the server while Java script is an example of a client-side script that is interpreted by the client browser. Both PHP and JavaScript can be embedded into HTML pages.

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