PHP's languages run on a server-side scripting platform. It’s used for making powerful dynamic and interactive Websites. This is a broadly free, well-organized, and alternative to competitors such as Microsoft ASP.
It can perform on various platforms like Windows, Linux, UNIX, Mac and supports a wide range of databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Sybase, Inform ix, and Microsoft SQL Server.
PHP 8 on the 26 Nov 2020 PHP new edition was released. It contains many new features, Like the JIT compiler, which improves performance significantly. Support for PHP older version will end in 2020. Many websites developer still using the old versions. Yet this is technically possible, it is not recommended.