Open PHP file

The most common choise: Script or page in PHP

How to open Script or page in PHP .php files

php file icon Have you had trouble opening the php file on your computer? What are php files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is php file?

Web pages and scripts written in PHP are typically found as files with a php extension. These are processed server-side by the PHP engine.

Script or page in PHP description

PHP file represents a webpage that contains PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) code. The PHP code is parsed by the web server and the resulting output is returned to the client's browser as plain HTML.

PHP format may contain text, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP code, which are executed on the server. These files are used to create dynamic web page content or dynamic images used on websites or elsewhere.

Suggested software to open php file


Lightning-smart PHP IDE

Zend Studio

Professional PHP development tool for Windows

PHP Engine

A server side scripting language for web development

Zend Server

Web Application Server for Business-Critical PHP Applications

There are other PHP filename extensions with the same .php suffix

php - Callisto PhotoParade slideshow

Files with php file extension might also occasionally be found as graphics files from PhotoParade software.

php - CreataCard quick prints project

A php file extension is related to the CreataCard quick prints projects.

php - Microsoft Picture It! publishing project

PHP file extension was also used for publishing projects in old Microsoft Picture It! program. No relation to PHP scripting language.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the computer file name, so for example document-name.pdf has file extension „pdf“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

We can help you to open your file

Our database contains a huge list of different file extensions, usually with detailed description and programs that can be used to open or otherwise work with that particular file type.

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