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What is PHP?0:47 with Zac Gordon
Let's now discuss what PHP is able to do as a programming language.
PHP is an open source programming language that lets you code dynamic websites and
applications, as well as interact with databases like MySQL.
Here are a few of the things that PHP and WordPress will let you do.
Save content to a database.
Read content from a database.
Write loops and conditional statements.
Pull in WordPress specific information.
In the next video we'll look at what makes up a PHP file and
how to identify the different types of PHP files in WordPress.
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