PHP is a popular server-side scripting language used for developing Websites. PHP is also used for general-purpose applications. PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page, but now its stands for recursive acronym PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.
PHP is a widely used web development language because,PHP is a flexible, dynamic language that supports a variety of programming techniques.PHP code can be embedded into HTML Code.
It can be used with various web templates, web content management systems and web frameworks.
PHP has been widely ported and can be deployed on most web servers on almost every operating system and platform, free of charge.