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Technologies > Server-side Languages > PHP > Version 5

Usage statistics and market share of PHP version 5 for websites

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This report shows the usage statistics and market share data of PHP version 5 on the web. See technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys. Our reports are updated daily.

PHP version 5 is used by 79.9% of all the websites whose server-side programming language we know.

The diagram shows the percentage of websites using PHP version 5 as server-side programming language.

How to read the diagram:
PHP is used by 82.2% of all the websites.
Version 5 is used by 79.9% of all the websites.

Version 5
W3Techs.com, 26 October 2016
Percentage of websites using PHP

Subversions of PHP 5

This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various subversions of PHP 5.

How to read the diagram:
Version 5.3 is used by 26.5% of all the websites who use PHP version 5.

Version 5.3
Version 5.4
Version 5.5
Version 5.6
Version 5.2
Version 5.1
Version 5.0
less than 0.1%
Version 5.7
less than 0.1%
W3Techs.com, 26 October 2016
Percentages of websites using various subversions of PHP 5

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

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