Category - Programming Languages

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

We have discovered 35,064,135 live websites that are using PHP.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PHP35,064,135 websites
Most popular in the country US
Market position in Programming Languages#1
Market penetration in Programming Languages92.72%
Most popular version7.4.30

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PHP usage. (See PHP Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PHP+3,274,001
Websites that dropped PHP-3,313,280
Websites that changed version of PHP4,834,663

Distribution by websites popularity

PHP detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites2,527 websites
Top 100k sites34,097 websites
Top 1m sites465,133 websites

Websites utilizing PHP

Top websites that use PHP

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Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Alternative Technologies

Java: Total 947,724 domains found using Java
Adobe Flash: Total 523,119 domains found using Adobe Flash
Node.js: Total 522,716 domains found using Node.js
Python: Total 434,664 domains found using Python
Erlang: Total 400,025 domains found using Erlang
Go: Total 204,484 domains found using Go
Ruby: Total 176,920 domains found using Ruby
CFML: Total 115,145 domains found using CFML
Perl: Total 91,317 domains found using Perl
TypeScript: Total 40,440 domains found using TypeScript


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