PHP or hypertext preprocessor is a server side scripting language and is the most popular open source hence free license general purpose programming application. Being an open source project, PHP receives consistent updates from several developers across the globe. Currently over 240 millions web-portals are using this scripting language. PHP has gained popularity among the developers and designers owing to its features that include flexibility and portability.
The applications developed in this programming language can be easily integrated into an existing system without much efforts, i.e. PHP code can easily blended with HTML code and it can also be combined with several templating engines and web frameworks