PHP client

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What is a PHP client?

A PHP client refers to a code or app that can access PHP (hypertext preprocessor), an open-source, general-purpose scripting language that can be used for a variety of projects on dynamic and interactive websites. It’s often found on ecommerce and customer-relationship management (CRM) sites like Salesforce.

PHP is seen as one of the easiest programming languages to learn with its forgiving syntax, plethora of resources and plenty of documentation. Back-end engineers and full-stack engineers often use it. PHP also offers security with its data encryption and access restrictions. That removes the necessity of having an outside source to ensure a website’s security.

PHP was one of the first server-side languages that could be embedded into HTML. That made it much easier to add functionality to web pages without having to call external files for data. It continues to have regular upgrades.