PHP is a recursive acronym for “PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor”. PHP started out as a small open source project and further used to manage dynamic content, databases, session tracking, even build entire e-commerce sites. Rasmus Lerdorf unleashed the first version of PHP way back in 1994.
PHP is a server side scripting language that is embedded in HTML. PHP is a programming language that can do all sorts of things: evaluate form data sent from a browser, build custom web content to serve the browser, talk to a database, and even send and receive cookies.
Here, we will start with PHP Environment Setup on your machine and then we will dig out almost all concepts related to PHP to make you comfortable with the PHP language.