Category - Programming Languages

PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development.

We have discovered 3,981,507 live website that are using PHP.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PHP 3,981,507 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #1
Market share in Programming Languages 75.72%
Most popular version 5.6.40

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PHP usage. (See PHP Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PHP +59,045
Websites that dropped PHP -60,215
Websites that changed version of PHP 200,642

Distribution by websites popularity

PHP detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 3,854 websites
Top 100k sites 42,365 websites
Top 1m sites 459,020 websites

Websites utilizing PHP

Top websites that use PHP

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 14 United States of America 16 United States of America 32 United States of America 34 United States of America 50 United States of America 67
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Market Share

PHP market share within the Programming Languages category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Versions (by popularity)

  • 5.6.40 (12.09%)
  • 7.2.34 (8.97%)
  • 7.4.14 (4.87%)
  • 7.0.33 (4.28%)
  • 7.3.26 (4.28%)
  • 5.4.16 (3.91%)
  • 7.4.13 (3.55%)
  • 7.1.33 (3.34%)
  • 5.4.45 (3.31%)
  • 7.3.25 (3.05%)

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PHP often used together with

Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with PHP on 3,800,688 domains. Total 8,008,737 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with PHP on 3,144,601 domains. Total 6,050,225 domains found using JavaScript
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with PHP on 2,854,785 domains. Total 4,099,561 domains found using jQuery
Category - Databases.
MySQL is used together with PHP on 2,755,790 domains. Total 2,751,342 domains found using MySQL
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with PHP on 2,750,606 domains. Total 5,008,842 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - CMS.
WordPress is used together with PHP on 2,742,233 domains. Total 2,580,510 domains found using WordPress

Alternative Technologies

CFML: Total 63,689 domains found using CFML
CPython: Total 65 domains found using CPython
Dart: Total 36 domains found using Dart
Elm: Total 52 domains found using Elm
Erlang: Total 15,201 domains found using Erlang
GeneXus: Total 25 domains found using GeneXus
Go: Total 17,489 domains found using Go
Haskell: Total 54 domains found using Haskell
Java: Total 257,571 domains found using Java
Lua: Total 433,933 domains found using Lua