PHP is a widely used open-source general-purpose programming language. It is specifically designed for web development, and its code can be embedded directly into HTML.

Adding Necessary Libraries

To get started, use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install ca-certificates apt-transport-https

Installing PHP

You need to use the following two commands to install PHP:

wget -q -O- | apt-key add -
echo "deb stretch main" | tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/php.list

Next, install PHP and its core modules:

sudo apt-get -y install php7.4 php7.4-{mcrypt,mysql,fpm}