Easy To Understand
Users always prefer PHP because it is very simple, easy to understand and therefore easier to learn. PHP is very organized and clean than any other complex programming languages. It is not necessary to have an order for PHP documents for adding a new function, so it’s very helpful for users to add a new function which have long scripts. Its code is embedded in the HTML source code, a basic PHP script starts with <?PHP and ends with ?>
PHP is a widely used open source scripting language and it can be developed and updated by a community of developers, so it is completely free of cost while many other programming languages require expensive components to support files. PHP is very open and all its components are free.
PHP is platform independent and can run on any platform like Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac OS, etc. PHP is one of the most powerful server side scripting language.
The strongest and most prominent features in PHP is its support for a wide range of databases including MySQL, dBase, IBM DB2, InterBase, FrontBase, ODBC, PostgreSQL, SQLite, etc. It also supports all major web servers like Apache, Microsoft IIS, Netscape, personal web server, iPlanet server, etc.
PHP is being used widely because of its free bundle and many other resources available as free. There is a lot of help available on PHP related stuff. It’s hosting package is also very cheap. You can very easily find help on its every aspect.
Because of the open source policy, PHP has bright future rather. The more and more frameworks are becoming available for developers in PHP to develop sustainable web applications. Another main reason for PHP which have a brighter future because of its security.
One of the most prominent benefits of using PHP in web development is its flexibility. We can implement changes during and after the project. Users can execute their web application with utmost security procedures and protocols.
PHP performs much better than the other scripting languages. Hosting PHP is also very easy and thus there are number of hosts provide suppert for PHP. While PHP is working with other software, it still maintain its speed without slowing down