What are PHP files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a PHP file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a PHP file?
A .PHP file is a PHP source file.
PHP is a scripting language that is often used to develop various web pages and Internet applications. PHP files are processed by a web server when you request a web page, and they return an HTML page to your web browser.
Oftentimes web pages will use PHP files in order to process their online forms or to access information from an online database. For example, when you sign up for a mailing list or submit contact details to a website, you may be doing so via a PHP scripted form.
How to open PHP files
We have identified two PHP openers that are compatible with this specific type of PHP file.
Programs that open PHP source files
Last updated: February 24, 2023
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of PHP files. Remember, different programs may use PHP files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|Adobe Dreamweaver||User submitted|
|Microsoft Picture It||Discontinued|
|The Print Shop||User submitted|
|Macromedia Dreamweaver MX||User submitted|
|Microsoft Web Platform Extensions||User submitted|
|Aptana Studio||User submitted|
|PhotoParade Player||User submitted|
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