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What is the difference between PHP and HTML?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Jan 04, 2020

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F. Hope

F. Hope

Answered Oct 10, 2019

PHP and HTML are just two programming languages used for creating web pages. The good thing about using both PHP and HTML is that they can be used to create web pages within a few minutes depending on the user's expertise. Although, HTML is very easy to create even by a novice while PHP is a bit technical to create. PHP is the short form of Hypertext Preprocessor, while HTML is the short form of Hypertext Markup Language. PHP is a programming language and specifically a scripting lang...Read More
 

E. Stanley

E. Stanley, Technical writer, Indianapolis

Answered Sep 10, 2019

HTML is HyperText Markup Language. It is the primary language which is used to create these web pages. PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor. It is a scripting language which is specifically suited for developing dynamic web pages. PHP is open-source software, and it is free to download and use. HTML is a markup speech which is used to specify the content of a web page, while PHP is strictly used for scripting. Web pages designed using only HTML are static web pages, and they will alw...Read More
 

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Bergeront Tiffney, Computer Engineer, M. Tech, Southeast Montgomery

Answered Aug 23, 2019

HTML or HyperText Markup Language is basically the backbone of every website a user has visited. One can upload and download photos, watch movies or read articles online thanks to the power of HTML. Various codes and computer languages are used to come up with an HTML page. Web creators and browsers do not display the HTML tags to the users but only the content of a page such as images, videos, texts, etc. PHP, or Personal Home Page, on the other hand, is an open-source script...Read More
 

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