Using the Expression Web PHP Tools

PHP is a powerful, platform-independent server-side scripting language. As long as your server has PHP installed, you can use it regardless of the server type (such as Linux or Windows). When a browser requests a PHP page, the server executes the PHP script and sends the resulting HTML and other content to the browser. PHP pages may serve text, HTML, and script blocks, and function similarly to “Legacy ASP” pages. In other words, PHP pages can mix PHP code with HTML markup and other content.

Microsoft Expression Web 4 provides several tools to make working with PHP easier, and also provides assistance in creating and previewing PHP files. Programming in PHP is a very broad topic, and is well outside the scope ...

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