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Andrew BeakPHP 7 Zend Certification Study Guidehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3246-0_9

9. Web Features

Andrew Beak
Grafham, Cambridgeshire, UK
PHP is a language created for the web. Its original purpose was to make it easier to make web pages and it remains heavily focused on server-side scripting. This chapter looks at some of the language features that make it one of the world's most popular server-side web programming languages.

Request Types

HTTP has several different request methods1 that are commonly referred to as HTTP verbs. The HTTP specification2 lays out in considerable detail what each verb is intended for. Your application should adhere to this specification so that it is compatible with the clients using ...

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