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Technologies > Server-side Languages > PHP

Usage statistics and market share of PHP for websites

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This report shows the usage statistics and market share data of PHP on the web. See technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys. Our reports are updated daily.

PHP is used by 82.0% of all the websites whose server-side programming language we know.

Versions of PHP

This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various versions of PHP.

How to read the diagram:
Version 5 is used by 98.1% of all the websites who use PHP.

Version 5
98.1%
Version 4
1.9%
Version 3
less than 0.1%
W3Techs.com, 23 November 2014
Percentages of websites using various versions of PHP

Historical trend

This diagram shows the historical trend in the percentage of websites using PHP.
Our dedicated trend survey shows more server-side languages usage and market share trends.Historical trends in the usage of PHP

You can find growth rates of PHP compared to all other server-side programming languages in our PHP market report.

Market position

This diagram shows the market position of PHP in terms of popularity and traffic compared to the most popular server-side programming languages.
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Market position of PHP

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PHP
Category: Server-side Programming Languages
PHP is a popular scripting language for creating web pages.
Website: php.net


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