PHP Basic notions

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What is PHP?

The name PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP is an open source programming language (everyone is free to use it and modify it) used on the server-side (it needs to runned by a server application).

PHP it's particularly used in building web applications and it can be integrated with HTML. 

What does the acronym PHP stands for?

PHP was created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. Since then it evolved with every new release, it's current major version is 7.

What is the latest major version of PHP?