Benefits of updating to PHP 8.1 for your website
The latest version of PHP (Hypertext preprocessor) is finally live. The new PHP 8.1 is now loaded with several exciting features, performance improvements, better syntax and much more. Here’s everything you need to know about PHP 8.1 and how it is going to influence web design and development.
What’s new in PHP 8.1?
For most web developers and business owners, PHP needs no introduction. Around 77.5% of all websites use PHP, including Facebook, WordPress and Slack. It is a free-to-use general-purpose scripting language for web development.
What makes PHP popular is that it uses a simple syntax and suits all major operating systems. You can easily embed it into HTML to build user-friendly, interactive and dynamic web pages. This programming language is often used as a part of a web development tech stack called LAMP.