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PHP Full Form - Hypertext Preprocessor

Updated on 02 February, 2024

Akansha Semwal

Akansha Semwal

Sr. Content Writer & Study Abroad Expert

PHP is an acronym for Hypertext Preprocessor, a server-side programming language. It was once known as a Personal Home Page. This programming language is widely used for making online apps and web pages

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  • Many additional programming languages, including Cascading Style Sheet, short for CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and others, are integrated with and compatible with the PHP language in databases.
  • All operating systems, including Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix, etc., are compatible with PHP language. Data storage and processing are pretty easy with PHP; a developer can easily migrate databases to PHP. 
  • Since it's open-source, users may easily install it on any operating system. PHP has resource allocation techniques, object-oriented programming support, session management capabilities, and support for many other high-level programming languages. Php also smartly handles memory allocation and deallocates unused memory.
  • PHP provides support for many authentication methods to safeguard the data.
  • Any device, including PCs, laptops, phones, and tablets, can run PHP code. It is incredibly adaptable because it can be incorporated into several different languages, including CSS, HTML, JavaScript, and XML.
  • In terms of scripting languages, it is the quickest language for programming.
  • PHP frameworks and tools are used to defend web programs against outside threats and attacks.

Akansha Semwal

Sr. Content Writer & Study Abroad Expert

Akansha Semwal is a content marketer at upGrad and has also worked as a social media marketer & sub-editor. Experienced in creating impressive Statement of Purpose, Essays, and LOR, she knows how to captivate the attention of Admissions Committee. Her research-driven;study-abroad articles helps aspirants to make the prudent decision. She holds a bachelor's & master's degree in Literature from the University of Delhi.

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