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How to Create Interactive Websites with PHP and Web Services

Building website designs with PHP has remained one of the fascinating element especially when it combines with a hypertext markup language. When you design a page layout using HTML then you can alleviate your development time as well as struggle time. Custom files are used for layout sections and it becomes much easier by keeping front end files separate from backend files. Whenever you feel like its design is not looking well then you can change it by merely changing the template file.


PHP is a scripting language have been used in web development business to create some interactive websites. It is a part of the website in the form of coding which tells your browser how to respond and display features and functions.

Layout Designing

The layout design is all about tabular and grid-like former structure before development. You can draw them by hand or can also use any specified tool available in the free version. Designing software is like adobe photoshop and adobe image. All these software are used to draw a graphical layout and slice the image file into different image sections. This section is sometimes termed as what you see is what you get. It converts your thoughts about a project on a sheet of paper or on designing tool. In this way, you come to know about the look and functions that how to form tables and how to display header footer along with a navigation bar.

HTML Pages Creation

HTML is a scripting language which carries the most common and prior knowledge of web services but with few limitations. HTML is used to display simple content and other information on pages. It is used with PHP framework for interactive websites, high-end web development, and other online applications.

PHP framework

A hypertext markup language is used to design pages. Some designing editors are used to change the width and height of the table or grids. Its all about converting the page based design onto the website page. Exact mapping with proper formatting and shape, padding left, right, up, down and spacing, etc. makes the page better in appearance. By looking at the page you can do what people are exactly saying.

Creating PHP Coding

After developing HTML pages now you have clear information of what you should sandwich in your header and footer. PHP coding is done at the backend of the HTML features.

Build Dynamic Websites

PHP is mostly used in combination with MySQL database because it is said a database-driven website. Major web projects go along PHP scripts with web services at every step or phase of development life. Dynamic websites are build according to the requirements and some of them are given as

  • The building, replacing, deleting data with a customized content management system.
  • Site enhancement with the help of third party script
  • Site tracking statistics with the help of PHP and MySQL
  • Creation and managing a user system like a shopping cart
  • Interactive web services with the support of PHP and MySQL

A lot of management system that had done by anyone is on the internet. Some of them may be outsourced too, proves helpful for learning PHP. People from beginner to expert level can learn PHP with a few efforts. PHP supports both operating system Windows and Linux. Books have been written on solving the PHP bugs.

Open-Source Benefits

Being an open source program means its coding and other useful material is not hidden by their creators and available publicly. Open-source programs allow others to highlight bugs, bring modification and alterations and customize the code in their own fashion.

Open-source technology has enormous benefits like it enhances website reliability. The open-source code remains in the hands of debugging from all over the world. they keep on testing it and rebuilding it after every minute. You don't have to wait for the commercial owner to fix this bug so that further processing can be carried out. It's a real advantage indeed.


Some popular websites are built using PHP and HTML. For example, Facebook, WordPress, Flickr, Yahoo, and Wikipedia has been built by PHP core technologies.