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PHP Blog

Category PHP

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 22 March 2017

The top 10 content management systems are 3 hosted platforms and 7 PHP-based systems.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 21 March 2017

PHP version 5.6 is now the most used PHP version.

Web Technologies of the Year 2016

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 3 January 2017

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 28 October 2016

PHP version 5.3, which reached end of life in August 2014, is still the most used PHP version.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 13 July 2016

PHP version 7 is now used by 1% of all PHP sites, this is below version 4. Version 5 still dominates with 97.9%.

Web technologies of the year 2014

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 5 January 2015

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 3 December 2014

We still find websites running PHP version 3.0, released in 1998 and supported until 2000.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 19 August 2014

PHP 5.3 has reached end of life. Only 21.6% of PHP sites use 5.4, only 3.0% use 5.5.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 14 August 2014

Most of the sites that stop using PHP switch to .NET. Very few switch to other languages.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 14 May 2014

52.8% of all PHP-based websites use a content management system, compared to 14.5% of Java-based sites and 11.5% of ASP.NET sites.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 4 April 2014

Usage of PHP 5.5 (released in June 2013) finally beats usage of PHP 5.1 (released in 2005). Still way behind 5.2 - 5.4.

Web technologies of the year 2013

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 6 January 2014

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 13 August 2013

96.4% of all Russian-language websites are built with PHP.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 29 May 2013

More than 4 out of 5 websites use PHP.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 23 April 2013

The top 15 content management systems are one hosted system (Blogger) and 14 PHP based programs.

PHP version 5.3 is now the most used version, just ahead of 5.2

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 21 March 2013

Just in time before officially reaching end-of-life, version 5.3 is now the most popular PHP version.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 12 October 2012

97.0% of all web servers in Uzbekistan run on PHP. This is higher than in any other country of the world.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 6 September 2012

6 months after its release, PHP version 5.4 is used by less than 1% of all PHP sites.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 11 July 2012

43.8% of all PHP sites use a content management system, but only 9.4% of ASP.NET sites and 9.3% of Java sites.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 22 June 2012

31 of the top 1 million sites still use PHP version 3.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 11 April 2012

WordPress is used by 25% of all the websites that use PHP.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 17 February 2012

Two and a half years after the release of PHP 5.3 it is used by 21.9% of PHP 5 sites (PHP 5.2 is still at 72.2%).

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 13 January 2012

.mil (US military) is the top level domain with the lowest usage of PHP on its servers (20%).

Top 10 rising web technologies in 2011

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 3 January 2012

We compiled the list of web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 13 December 2011

58.4% of all websites that run on PHP don't use a content management system.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 9 November 2011

PHP is the most popular server-side programming language in all big countries, except China, where it's ASP.NET.

Web technology fact of the day

Posted by Sam Soltano on 20 September 2011

The top 12 content management systems are one hosted system (Blogger) and 11 PHP based programs.

Java.net runs on PHP, and other surprises of our technology research

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 11 May 2011

We have compiled a few cases of unexpected web technology usage.

Highlights of web technology surveys, January 2011: Top 10 rising web technologies in 2010

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 2 January 2011

We have a look at the web technologies that saw the largest increase in usage in the last year.

Highlights of web technology surveys, November 2010: Three quarters of all websites are based on PHP

Posted by Matthias Gelbmann on 2 November 2010

PHP is the server-side programming language that powers more websites than any other. There is not even a close second.

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