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PHP Overview Tutorial

PHP Tutorial

The PHP tutorial explains how PHP operates and how you can use PHP on the web.

PHP works on the Server Side (on the server hosting the website).


How PHP works

A single PHP file is like using magic on a webpage. In HTML, you have a standard page that is sent to anyone that visits your website. With PHP, you can dynamically change the page based on each individual user. Honestly, learn PHP and put it to the test. You will be extremely impressed with what an open source programming language can accomplish. I am not going to tell you that PHP is the best server side language that is out there, but it is the best for a tight budget or a beginner (Sorry, after coding with ColdFusion, I can no longer say PHP is my favorite).

What exactly does PHP do?

It can create custom content based on different variables

It is excellent at tracking user information

It can write or read information to databases, if partnered with a database language

It can run on any type of platform and servers

It can do anything a standard HTML file can... and much more

Try testing your code with the code simulator!

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Aissi amar
September 16, 2014 02:51AM
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September 8, 2014 09:38PM
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August 20, 2014 03:57PM
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herman siahaan
April 18, 2014 05:35AM
i  want study in book of programming  PHP


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harshi
April 17, 2014 06:06AM
can anyone help me about php,,,,.... im not able to understand?? is it similar to c????


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Talat Hussain
April 1, 2014 09:40PM
I like php and i want to know that what is php programing


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Rishi reco
March 17, 2014 02:34AM
very helpful for the beginners


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mohamed tarek
March 14, 2014 07:04AM
am so much impressed what a guideline for a beginner.am ready for PHP discussions


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StoogeGirl
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February 9, 2014 08:12AM
Greetings to all the aliens helping humans to become wiser. thanks. (in case those exist)


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StoogeGirl
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February 9, 2014 08:11AM
And what if i am not a human....there´s a checkbox for not humans? what if the not humans like to hang out with humans uh? 


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christine koki
January 14, 2014 08:05AM
am so much impressed what a guideline for a beginner.am ready for PHP discussions


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christine koki
January 14, 2014 08:04AM
am so much impressed what a guideline for a beginner.am ready for PHP discussions


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ericWS
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December 27, 2013 09:48PM
This was my first exposure to PHP. I'm not sure I like it as well as Python, but it seems like more web hosts allow server-side scripting woth PHP than Python, so I think it is good to learn. This was a nice, painless introduction.


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Daniel Zendejas
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December 1, 2013 08:30PM
Already had some experience with PHP and found this a little bit trivial, but I understand this is targeted towards total beginners.


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ducito
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November 15, 2013 12:30AM
very helpful for the beginners


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jscotty055
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September 20, 2013 06:26AM
good tutorial how are you sir


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Cristian Stan
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September 18, 2013 11:57AM
Super lessons. Thank you afterhoursprogramming.com


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Joserizo
August 27, 2013 04:03PM
im switching from foxpro9 to php. This site really helps programmers like me..


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stupidsid
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August 5, 2013 06:51AM
very helpful for d beginners


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Hailu Haleke
April 7, 2013 12:23AM
please help me to study php


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vignesh
March 21, 2013 06:08AM
basically this website is good for freshers
            


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Hailu Haleke
March 16, 2013 01:21AM
I do not have enough knowledge of  creating softwar and I want to learn