PHP – Introduction

PHP is a server side scripting language. We can make dynamic, interactive Web pages/sites.

PHP is  free and can be downloaded from site.

It is mostly used for scripting language. Easy to learn for beginners because of its simplicity.

It can handle heavy load traffic during peak time.

PHP stands for “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor“.

Basic Requirements for PHP

  1. HTML
  2. CSS
  3. dynamic code
  4. filename extension should be used “.php”, So, server can parse code and send back html to browser. Which is the final output shown to user.

My first example :

echo "I will be shown to user - First example";

Click Try it button to see what will come in browser.

Above statement will show the below output on screen

php introduction

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