PHP is a server-side scripting language commonly used for web applications. PHP has many frameworks and cms for creating websites. Even a non-technical person can create sites using its CMS.WordPress,osCommerce are the famous CMS of PHP. The PHP functions were returned in the form of HTML code because before the page loaded the PHP code gets transformed into HTML. This process makes the PHP pages secure for accessing databases and other secure information. The PHP functions were returned in the form of HTML code because before the page loaded the PHP code gets transformed into HTML. This process makes the PHP pages secure for accessing databases and other secure information.
A PHP file contains PHP tags
and ends with the extension “.php”
What is a PHP File?
PHP code is executed on the server, and the result is returned to the browser as plain HTML
PHP files have extension “
What Can PHP Do?
PHP can generate dynamic page content
PHP can create, open, read, write, delete, and close files on the server
PHP can collect form data
PHP can send and receive cookies
PHP can add, delete, modify data in your database
PHP can be used to control user-access
PHP can encrypt data
With PHP you are not limited to output HTML. You can output images, PDF files, and even Flash movies. You can also output any text, such as XHTML and XML.
PHP runs on various platforms (Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, etc.)
PHP is compatible with almost all servers used today (Apache, IIS, etc.)
PHP supports a wide range of databases
PHP is free. Download it from the official PHP resource: www.php.net
PHP is easy to learn and runs efficiently on the server side
What’s new in PHP 7
PHP 7 is much faster than the previous popular stable release (PHP 5.6)
PHP 7 has improved Error Handling
PHP 7 supports stricter Type Declarations for function arguments
PHP 7 supports new operators (like the spaceship operator: