What is PHP

February 17, 2013
Posted by admin 1:15 AM

 1: PHP stand for Hypertext Preprocessor and also know as Personal home Page .

2 :  PHP is an open source server side scripting language used to develop dynamic websites.

3 : PHP was discovered by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1995. It is influenced by Perl ,C ,C++ and java .

4 : The current stable version of PHP is 7.0.2 released on January 7, 2016 .

5 : .The main implementations of Php is now implemented by the The PHP group .

6 : The main open sources CMS in PHP are Drupal,joomla ,MediaWiki, phpBB and wordpress

7 : PHP development began in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf .

8 : The most common filename  extension for php is .php and some uncommon extensions are .phtml ,.php4 , .php3 , .php5 , .phps .

9 :  The official website of php is www.php.net.  PHP is now installed on more than 20 million websites and 1 million web servers . PHP is competitor of Microsofts Active server Pages (ASP).

10 :PHP is free software ,so it is called an open source software.