PHP Tutorial

PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language that is used to create dynamic and interactive web pages quickly.

Required Knowledge

Before you begin this PHP tutorial, it is necessary that you have a basic understanding and experience of the following:

  • HTML - PHP can be written with HTML, so it's essential.
  • Basic programming knowledge - If you have any traditional programming experience like C, then learning PHP will be very easy for you.

PHP Example

A quick look at the example of PHP script and detailed description is given in the PHP Syntax page.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
   <title>PHP Script Example</title>
</head>
<body>

<?php
   echo "Hello world, I'm a PHP script!"
?>

</body>
</html>

Click on the Run button to see how it works.

Program Output:
Hello world, I'm a PHP script!

The above PHP example is written with HTML, and it has been used to print text on the web browser.