Everyone's going for PHP over other programming languages such as ASP, PERL, CGI, and JPS.
Ever wondered, why PHP has gained so much popularity in recent times? Well, it is a highly customizable language that is easy to learn, implement and maintain. PHP comes with a lot of benefits that save time and money for a PHP web development company as well as clients.
Here are the top 5 reasons to choose PHP for web development.
Free to use
While some scripting language companies impose charges for use of their codes, PHP is free-to-use. Unlike other languages that charge for codes, PHP is an open-source scripting language with no royalties to be paid, license fees, or other charges for dynamic website development.
"It doesn't work on my computer!" This is a problem faced by most users. Not with PHP. User experience is affected most of the time due to the incompatibility of the website with the user's computer operating system. PHP is compatible with popular operating systems such as Windows, MAC, Linux, and UNIX.
PHP enables faster development with lesser codes. The flexibility of PHP can be positively exploited with the expertise of coders from an experienced development company.
Double End Development is one of the key features of PHP. It works at the front end as well as the back end. With double-end development support, code changes can be done quickly and easily with a single-line change at the front end or back end. With this feature, a PHP development company doesn't have to correlate the changes at both ends.
A popular choice of known websites
WordPress, Facebook, BMW, and many other popular websites use PHP. Companies prefer PHP because of its flexibility with databases, hosting, etc. PHP also comes with several extensions for use.
PHP uses different frameworks that enable the scalability of web apps. Some of the popular PHP frameworks are Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter, Yii2, Zend, Phalcon, etc. Choose your ideal framework as per the size of the website project, based on your needs such as a highly secure website, faster performance, robust CMS, etc. PHP web development services can recommend the ideal PHP frameworks that can be customized as per client requirements.
Rich online resources
A wealth of knowledge in the form of online libraries, videos, forums, online communities, social media groups, etc. is freely available to help PHP developers. PHP web development services utilize the benefits of consistent new developments that come along with an open-source language.
Due to its popularity, PHP has emerged as a stable language. Most of the kinks in the language get sorted with the support of the strong PHP developers community from across the world.
These are a few reasons to use PHP for web development.
Written by: Jitendra Raulo
Jitendra Raulo is the Founding Director at Aarav Infotech India Pvt. Ltd., a leading Web Design and Digital Marketing Company with 11+ years of experience and having headquarter in Mumbai, India, and Support Centre at Bhubaneswar, India, he is actively working with Start-ups, SMEs and Corporations utilizing technology to provide business transformation solution.