A PHP file can also contain several different data types, such as data structures, arrays, strings, or number fields.
PHP is a popular server and scripting language used for web development and the development of web applications. PHP is often used to write dynamically generated web pages and is one of the most popular and widely used world wide web
scripting languages in the world.
The worlds most popular content management system, WordPress
, is developed in PHP.
Besides building interactive Web pages, PHP can also be embedded in web applications such as mobile apps.
PHP is used to create web pages, store and send e-mails and respond to e-mails and files you upload or download. The output of a PHP script is HTML, which is then rendered by the web browser.
PHP scripts are server-side scripts, meaning the code is executed on the server, and the results are sent to the web browser in pure HTML. The HTML is then rendered in the browser and the user is shown the website.
PHP is a server side scripting language that runs code on the server to output HTML which is sent to the users browser. Usually PHP is hosted on a web hosting service
, but can run on a number of services from dedicated hosting
, cloud hosting
, managed WordPress hosting
and virtual private servers