PHP is a Hypertext Preprocessor. It is an open source scripting language which is particularly used in the web development by embedding it into an application. Many of the different framework are available for web development like Dot Net, Java, etc. which needs to be paid for using. However, PHP is freely available and is sophisticated for using. Another important aspect regarding the PHP code is the interpreter of PHP is written in C and C# language, which runs directly on the virtual machines. The PHP language is very important for the server side development of the website.
The PHP can do many of the tasks like:
- Separation of logic and presentation with the help of MVC(Model-View Controller)
- Ensure high level security to the site
- The code can be maintained and re-used again
- OOPS technique i.e Object Oriented technology can be promoted with the help of PHP framwork
Some of the well-known PHP frameworks are Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter, Yii, etc.
Find some more information of the Yii framework in the attached file.