PHP was conceived in 1994 and was originally the work of one man, Rasmus
PHP is an Open Source project, which means you have access to the source code andcan use, alter, and redistribute it all without charge.PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page but was changed in line with the GNU recursive naming convention (GNU = Gnu’s Not Unix) and now stands for PHP Hypertext Preprocessor.
PHP is a server-side scripting language designed specifically for the Web.Within an HTML page, you can embed PHP code that will be executed each time the page is visited.Your PHP code is interpreted at the web server and generates HTML or other output.
- Used to create dynamic web pages
- server-side scripting language
- Embedded in HTML
- parsed into HTML on the server