What is PHP Used For? - Uses & Advantages


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PHP (Hypertext Pre-processor) is an open source server-side scripting language which means that:

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1. Two main areas where PHP is used are _____.

2. Cross Platform capabilities of PHP means:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of PHP language will be the subject of this quiz/worksheet. Quiz questions will address specific topics like PHP as an open source server-side scripting language and PHP's main uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • PHP's cross platform capabilities
  • The main function of PHP
  • PHP for command-line scripting

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on PHP language
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the two main uses of PHP
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about PHP having cross platform capabilities and its core functionalities

Additional Learning

More information on the subject is available from the lesson entitled What is PHP Used For? - Uses & Advantages. Use these study points as a guide to help you grasp the material:

  • Lines of code for automating tasks
  • Client-side and server-side scripting language
  • PHP for web development, web applications, and e-commerce
  • Operating systems where PHP is utilized
  • Advantages of using PHP and its extensions