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Name PHP Script Page
Other names  
Identifiers MIME:  text/html
PUID:  x-fmt/169
Description A PHP script page (PHP script) written in PHP (PHP Hypertext Prepocessor) languge is a source code file that can be run by a PHP interpreter. PHP is a server-side scripting language that is often used to process inputs taken from the web and deliver dynamic content back to the HTTP client. PHP can be used as a generic scripting language, and so may be found in a standalone context, i.e. run on the command-line by calling the `php` command with the php script name as a command-line argument. A PHP script file may be an single script that is standalone or in support of a website, or form part of a number of scripts that form a module or library depending on the design pattern adopted by the developers of the script.
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Related file formats None.
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Developed by None.
Supported by None.
Source Digital Preservation Department / The National Archives
Source date 02 Aug 2005
Source description 04/2024 (v.117): Description added as part of PRONOM Research Week. Submitted by Ross Spencer.
Last updated 17 Apr 2024
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