“PHP” The Popular Server-Side Scripting Language
PHP or (Hypertext Pre processor) is a very popular server-side scripting language. The PHP was created in 1995. This language mainly designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language.
PHP was originally created by “Rasmus Lerdorf” in the year 1994. PHP was installed on more than 240 million websites (39% of those sampled) and 2.1 million web servers till 2013, it shows the popularity of this server side scripting language.
We can use PHP code by simply with HTML code. For designing of a web page we can use HTML (Hyper Text Mark-Up Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheet). And PHP codes for creating web applications those can run on server site.
Normally PHP code is usually processed by a PHP interpreter, which is usually implemented as a web server’s native module or a Common Gateway Interface (CGI) executable that makes the system easier to use. Due to which more people prefer to use PHP for their websites.
PHP mostly very easy to build web applications those are very useful in websites. This is the main reason behind the popularity of PHP.