Category - Programming Languages

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

We have discovered 37,766,703 live websites that are using PHP.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PHP 37,766,703 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #1
Market penetration in Programming Languages 91.58%
Most popular version 5.6.40

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PHP usage. (See PHP Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PHP +2,111,811
Websites that dropped PHP -2,856,257
Websites that changed version of PHP 8,915,779

Distribution by websites popularity

PHP detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 2,624 websites
Top 100k sites 35,540 websites
Top 1m sites 483,598 websites

Websites utilizing PHP

Top websites that use PHP

Domain Country Rank Contacts United States of America 4 United States of America 5 United States of America 17 United States of America 21 United States of America 23 United States of America 35
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Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.


  • 3 (14 subversions, 220 domains)
  • 4 (39 subversions, 131,442 domains)
  • 5 (195 subversions, 5,510,664 domains)
  • 7 (171 subversions, 9,256,916 domains)
  • 8 (21 subversions, 230,844 domains)