cybersecurity Glossary

What is PHP?

PHP (acronym PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a very popular open source programming language used in the development of web applications.

This language, created in 1994, is so well known that currently PHP is used in more than 77% of web servers through numerous frameworks, platforms that provide code libraries to automate web development. Laravel, Symfony (Drupal, Joomla) are some of the most used PHP frameworks, as well as CMS like WordPress.