What are the Reasons Developers are turning to PHP?

Updated 22 Dec 2022
Published 30 Jul 2018
Rahul Mathur 1470 Views
Web development PHP


As the advanced technologies are coming into the industry the internet is evolving rapidly. You can see around you how website and web application development is changing day-by-day. The static website development is transforming into the dynamic. In this term, PHP has made this thing simpler for the programmers in order to develop dynamic web applications.

PHP is an open-source and server-side scripting language designed for a different kind of Web App Development. It has many frameworks that all are used to build small to large business websites.  To understand PHP advantages few important features are discussed here so go through the following points-

1. Cost-Effective

PHP is an open-source platform comes with standard features and tools across different platforms. As PHP is open-source network, you don’t need to purchase the license to implement your website.  In addition to the web development, PHP is free to use and your website can be developed at a minimal cost.

2. Simplify Web Application

The PHP framework is maintained and controlled by the MVC (Model View Controller). Developers can use MVC architecture to divide web applications into Model, view, and control.

3. Security

 PHP considered being one of the most secure programming languages. the developer often found it easy to protect web applications on PHP framework.  The inbuilt features and mechanism can protect web applications from security threats. Thereby programmers can easily prevent a malicious threat like SQL injections, cross-site request forgery, and data tampering.

4. Simplicity

If you compare PHP development with Python web development you will realize that PHP is much flexible as compared to Python. If the developer already works on the programming languages such are Perl and C, then it will be very easy for them to work on PHP framework as the syntax of PHP is based on these languages.

5. Automatic Web development tools

While doing programming, the developer used to spend lots of time in coding. Some of the programming tasks consume lots of time. Using PHP framework, developers get automated web development tools like caching, session management and URL mapping.

6. Support

PHP is a very large community as thousands of developer work with the PHP language framework. So if you are a beginner and you stuck somewhere in coding then there are so many online tutorial and blogs from expert developers that can help you out from the hassle.

7. Work with the database

They are a wide range of database used in the PHP framework. Most of the PHP database frameworks work on the operating system named as Object Relation Mapping (ORM). The ORMs even allow programmers to write object code directly in PHP programming language.

Overview of PHP IDEs

PHP IDEs is a programming code editor that helps the developer to complete their task in a more creative way. For a programmer, it not only makes coding very easy but also provides great tools like code debugging, performance profiling and optimization.

Take Away PHP     

  • Using the PHP framework can reduce the time consuming because the programmer doesn’t need to type the complex codes.
  • In the PHP framework, the coder can use the same code with slightest of modification.
  • PHP framework has own specialized debugging methods like database connections, handling emails, editing strings, etc.
  • There are large numbers of the developer who work on PHP. They are always ready to help and keep you updated about the latest version.


As we discussed in aforementioned points that PHP is superior across web development platforms it is offering most effective solutions. Most of the developer makes their website through PHP that considered being easiest among all the web app development platforms. Besides, you can choose your favorite IDEs as per your project requirements.

ARKA Softwares is a PHP Development Company believes in fulfilling client requirements. We have many experienced developers who have the capability of any kind of web development. Feel free to contact us whether want to create your website or web application using PHP services.

Rahul Mathur

Rahul Mathur is the founder and managing director of ARKA Softwares, a company renowned for its outstanding mobile app development and web development solutions. Delivering high-end modern solutions all over the globe, Rahul takes pleasure in sharing his experiences and views on the latest technological trends.

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