PHP 5 Introduction

PHP scripts are executed on the server.

Are you ready for Study PHP

Before you start tutorial you should have a basic understanding of the following:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

What is PHP

    PHP is a server scripting language.

    make dynamic and interactive Web pages

    PHP is a widely-used, free Where as Microsoft asp is paid

PHP File

  • PHP files have extension ".php"
  • PHP files combination of text, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP code

PHP Advantages

  • PHP can make dynamic web pages content
  • Php can collect form data and send/receive cookies
  • PHP connect with database work on add, delete, modify data in your database
  • PHP can be used to control user-access and encrypt data
  • create, open, read, write, delete, and close files on the server


  • PHP runs on all types of plateform Windows, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X
  • PHP is most suitable with all servers used today (Apache, IIS, etc.)
  • PHP supports a wide range of databases(Mysql,mysqli)
  • It is easy to learn and runs efficiently on the server side