Execution of PHP Scripts
1. Server Side Scripting
Server side PHP scripting requires a combination of PHP parser, web browser & a web server to directly embed PHP scripts to a HTML source code in order to generate dynamic web pages that are highly customized based on the user’s requirements.
2. Command Line Scripting
Another area of use for PHP scripts is command line scripting that serves the purpose of simple text processing. In command line scripting, the execution of PHP scripts neither requires a web server nor a web browser, but a simple PHP parser to create dynamic web pages for your website.
Benefits of Using PHP Scripts
• The biggest advantage of using PHP scripts is the dynamic nature, which makes its execution possible on all major operating systems. The easy execution of these user friendly scripts range from Linux OS to Microsoft Windows, MAC OS, RISC OS and many more to mention. Hence PHP scripts are flexible to function on any OS.
• When we say that PHP is an open source programming language, it means it is 100% accessible owing to its cost effective nature. Hence, this free of cost web development tool can be the best medium to bring insights of traffic to your PHP based website.
• Data handling has been made easier with the use of PHP scripts owing to the following data specific functions i.e.
i. Data storage
ii. Creating Cookies
iv. Efficient file management system
v. Calculating the viewers of your website using cookies & PHP scripting sessions
Hence, PHP scripts can transform your small websites into gigantic database driven platforms.
• The output of PHP scripts is not only confined to HTML as it yields dynamic outputs of images, flash movies and even PDF files. Hence, PHP execute the auto-generation of these files in order to prepare server side cache for the dynamic web content development of your website.
• Moreover, many websites sell PHP scripts that support a wide range databases such as MySQL, SQL, cURL, etc.
Thus, it can be concluded that bringing the numerous benefits of PHP scripts into action can result in a dynamic production of web pages for your website to generate an insight of target audience traffic online.