Category - Programming Languages

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

We have discovered 3,970,765 live website that are using PHP.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using PHP 3,970,765 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Programming Languages #1
Market share in Programming Languages 75.19%
Most popular version 5.6.40

Technology adoption

Recent changes in PHP usage. (See PHP Usage Changes report)
Websites that added PHP +79,090
Websites that dropped PHP -126,397
Websites that changed version of PHP 219,613

Distribution by websites popularity

PHP detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 3,931 websites
Top 100k sites 42,463 websites
Top 1m sites 461,720 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 Russian Federation 38 United States of America 50
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Market Share

PHP market share within the Programming Languages category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.


(Ordered by popularity)
  • 5.6.40 (11.68%)
  • 7.2.34 (8.83%)
  • 7.3.27 (7.03%)
  • 7.4.16 (5.76%)
  • 5.4.16 (4.40%)
  • 7.4.15 (4.28%)
  • 7.0.33 (4.14%)
  • 7.1.33 (3.19%)
  • 5.4.45 (2.50%)
  • 7.3.23 (2.27%)

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PHP often used together with

Category - CMS.
WordPress is used together with PHP on 4,905,732 domains. Total 2,580,890 domains found using WordPress
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with PHP on 3,827,283 domains. Total 8,059,052 domains found using UTF-8
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with PHP on 3,529,936 domains. Total 4,033,938 domains found using jQuery
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with PHP on 3,227,413 domains. Total 6,019,684 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with PHP on 2,842,534 domains. Total 5,070,400 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Databases.
MySQL is used together with PHP on 2,809,831 domains. Total 2,744,555 domains found using MySQL

Alternative Technologies

CFML: Total 67,099 domains found using CFML
CPython: Total 68 domains found using CPython
Dart: Total 35 domains found using Dart
Elm: Total 50 domains found using Elm
Erlang: Total 15,378 domains found using Erlang
GeneXus: Total 23 domains found using GeneXus
Go: Total 18,004 domains found using Go
Haskell: Total 49 domains found using Haskell
Java: Total 259,052 domains found using Java
Lua: Total 459,762 domains found using Lua