What is PHP : Its Usage, Example, Latest Version

PHP is a server side scripting language that is embedded in HTML. It is used to manage dynamic content, databases, sessions, e-commerce applications.
It is a acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

Why it called Hypertext Preprocessor is because it has ability to process images,rich text, videos etc. at server side.

What is PHP Used For (PHP Usage 2020) ?
  • Encryption Application
  • Emailing Application
  • Server to server communication
  • Social Media Application
  • E-commerce Applications
  • ERP Applications
  • CRM Applications
  • Content Management System

Sample PHP Language Code

<?php      
    echo "Hello World!";  
?>  

Latest PHP version is PHP 7.4