What is PHP?

by Rob Owen

Posted on 8th December 2018

PHP is an open source server-side language which is used for creating dynamic web pages. It can be embedded into HTML. PHP is usually used in conjunction with a MySQL database on Linux/UNIX web servers.

It is estimated that 80% of the worlds websites are built with PHP.

Many open source software products including WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Magento are built with PHP.