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Category — PHP Hosting

What is PHP web hosting?

PHP originally stood for “Personal Home Page” but now is commonly understood to mean “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”. PHP web hosting is believed constitute nearly 75% of the web pages on the internet and annual research into the risk these websites face from malicious action shows they have a threat of less than 50% for viruses or hacking.

Websites such as Facebook, Wikipedia and WordPress all use PHP programming for their website layout, administratively and for the visual displayed to the user. Because of this it is viewed as being a sturdy and accessible website creation tool.

Since being released in 1995 PHP has gone through significant changes in both security and performance. Now that it is free and widely available it can be installed on servers and used to construct that perform and look visually acceptable within the internet marketplace.

Facts released by data usage statisticians after researching websites and servers connected to the internet showed that by 2007 there were 1 million servers and 20 million websites with PHP installed onto them.

April 24, 2011   No Comments