PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor and PHP is created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994.

PHP is a server site scripting language and it is a powerful tool for create dynamic web pages.

PHP code thorough you can create dynamic website and it's embedded into HTML.

PHP is an object-oriented language and it is an open-source scripting language.

PHP language is simple and easy to learn .

Why use PHP

It is used to manage dynamic databases, session, content, even build shoping sites.

PHP is integrate with multiple databases like MySQL, Oracle, Informix, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL Server.

PHP supports several protocols like HTTP, SNMP, LDAP, POP3, IMAP, and many more.

PHP language to you can control the user to access some pages of your website.

You can create sessions in PHP and it can access cookies variable and also set cookies.

What is a PHP File

PHP files can contain text, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap, JavaScript, PHP code etc.

PHP code is executed on the Web server & the result is returned to the Web browser as plain HTML formate.s

PHP files have extension is.php

Prerequisites in PHP

In this php tutorial you should have basic understanding of computer programming, Internet, HTML, CSS, Database, JavaScript, and MySQL etc is very helpful for learn PHP Programming.