PHP is a server scripting language, and is a powerful tool for making dynamic and interactive Web pages quickly.

PHP is a widely-used, free, and efficient alternative to competitors such as Microsoft's ASP.

What is PHP ?

  • PHP is an acronym for "PHP Hypertext Preprocessor"
  • PHP is a widely-used, open source scripting language
  • PHP scripts are executed on the server
  • PHP costs nothing, it is free to download and use

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 encrypt data