PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor)

PHP is a recursive acronym of "Hypertext Preprocessor". It was called "Personal Home Page" in the starting. PHP is a server-side language which can be embedded into HTML documents. When a PHP page is accessed, PHP code is parsed by the server. The output comes as HTML code, which can be read by the web browser. The users cannot see the PHP code working behind the page, so PHP can be used securely to access databases and other secure information. PHP syntax is basically based on C. PHP makes it easier for website developers to create dynamic database driven websites.