Top 6 popular PHP Frameworks

What is PHP?

PHP- Hypertext Pre-Processor which earlier named as Personal Home Pages.
It is a general-purpose scripting language that is especially for web development. It was created by programmer Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994. PHP is used to develop static and dynamic websites and web applications. Its script can only be interpreted on a server that has PHP installed.

Now when you have a gist of what PHP is. We will move on and see what the popular frameworks that are used in PHP are.

Before moving on, we will know why do we need to use a framework for PHP?

A framework simply helps in providing a basic structure for the streamlining of web applications. When we use a framework, it speeds up the process of development.  Also, the responsiveness of the web applications is at par that also meets the needs of the business. That is the reason why PHP frameworks are gaining so much popularity and developers are keen to find a framework that best suits their performance needs.