Category - Programming Languages

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

Technology usage statistics

Websites using PHP 4,033,395 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #1
Market share in Programming Languages 76.85%
Most popular version 5.6.40

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PHP usage. (See PHP Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PHP +201,063
Websites that dropped PHP -203,438
Websites that changed version of PHP 775,530

Distribution by websites popularity

PHP detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 3,707 websites
Top 100k sites 42,374 websites
Top 1m sites 456,591 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 69
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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 (11.89%)
  • 7.2.34 (5.78%)
  • 7.0.33 (4.63%)
  • 7.2.33 (4.36%)
  • 7.3.23 (4.32%)
  • 5.4.16 (3.81%)
  • 5.4.45 (3.72%)
  • 7.1.33 (3.70%)
  • 7.4.11 (3.54%)
  • 7.3.22 (2.42%)

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PHP often used together with

Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with PHP on 3,868,534 domains. Total 8,853,308 domains found using UTF-8
Category - CMS.
WordPress is used together with PHP on 3,276,759 domains. Total 2,631,002 domains found using WordPress
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with PHP on 3,189,539 domains. Total 6,741,983 domains found using JavaScript
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with PHP on 2,942,153 domains. Total 4,261,684 domains found using jQuery
Category - Databases.
MySQL is used together with PHP on 2,774,973 domains. Total 2,750,724 domains found using MySQL
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with PHP on 2,724,904 domains. Total 5,033,722 domains found using Viewport Meta

Alternative Technologies

CFML: Total 2,363 domains found using CFML
Elm: Total 52 domains found using Elm
Erlang: Total 16,560 domains found using Erlang
Go: Total 16,437 domains found using Go
Java: Total 249,195 domains found using Java
Lua: Total 433,133 domains found using Lua
Node.js: Total 59,209 domains found using Node.js
Perl: Total 15,921 domains found using Perl
Python: Total 175,991 domains found using Python
Ruby: Total 244,736 domains found using Ruby