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PHP stands for PHP Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP is a widely-used, opsource scripting language. It is similar in syntax to C, Java and Perl with a couple of unique PHP-specific features thrown in. The goal of the language is to allow web developers to write dynamically generated pages quickly .PHP scripts are executed on the server and return the html or plain text to the browser

There are various reason why PHP is so famous and used in all web development projects. The largest blogging platform wordpress is built over PHP

1) it runs on various platforms (Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X,Solaris,Exalogic,ibm etc.)
2) it is compatible with almost all servers used today (Apache etc.)
3) it supports a wide range of databases. It can connect to oracle,mysql,sqlserver,sqllite etc
4) it is free. Download it from the official PHP resource: www.php.net
5) PHP learning curve is quite simple and we can use it quite efficiently as a language of website

This catagory contains articles on all the features on PHP, PHP coding

Php tutorial: Writing the first PHP page

When writing first php page , we need to remember these few points 1) PHP files should have .php extension. It get executed on the server by the web server and the resulting text is returned to the browser.The browser never get to know the php code,it only receive the html or text from server.If the person views the source code of the file displayed … Continue reading Php tutorial: Writing the first PHP page »

PHP introduction and uses

PHP introduction and uses History and Introduction It was initially created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. As of today, the current version of PHP is version 5, with version 6 in the making. it is the most popular scripting language on the web.It was initially called Personal Home page What is PHP? PHP stands for PHP Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP is a widely-used, open source scripting … Continue reading PHP introduction and uses »

How to Use HTML Inside PHP on the Same Page

Last updated on November 23rd, 2015 at 08:49 amHow to Use HTML Inside PHP on the Same Page We know that it is a web server that processes a PHP file before sending the processed results to the web browser. But the question is how does a server know whether a file is a PHP file or not. Answer is by default servers look for … Continue reading How to Use HTML Inside PHP on the Same Page »

Can I view PHP files locally on my PC?

Last updated on November 23rd, 2015 at 09:00 amWhen I started playing around with PHP I noticed that php files can not be opened by a web browser the way HTML files do. HTML and CSS are rendered by the browser. In other words browsers know all that it takes to load and display an HTML page with or without CSS. So HTML , CSS … Continue reading Can I view PHP files locally on my PC? »