PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. Originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994,the PHP reference implementation is now produced by The PHP Group.PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page,but it now stands for the recursive acronym PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
PHP is a powerful tool for making dynamic Web pages that can interacts with databases. PHP is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
Top CMS(Content management system), CRM(customer relationship management) and shopping cart use PHP:
WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, sugarCRM, WooCommerce, Magento.
Facebook.com, Yahoo, Amazon.com, Wikipedia.org, WordPress.com use PHP.
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