PHP is the final component of the traditional “LAMP” stack – -Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. It provides a full-featured programming language to develop web pages with active content; it currently is used as the server-side programming language for roughly 80% of all web sites. The current version of PHP is PHP 5, which was initially released in July 2004. During 2008–2013, some systems continued to support and run the older PHP 4, which was released in 1998.
PHP is included in the software repositories for the different versions of Linux under consideration. It can be installed on these systems either as an Apache ...