PHP stands for PHP Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language and much of its syntax is taken from C, Java and Perl with a couple of unique PHP-specific features thrown in. The purpose of the language is to allow web developers to write dynamically generated pages quickly. PHP is open source code which is free to download and use and supports many databases like MySQL, Informix, Oracle, Sybase, Solid, Postgre SQL, Generic ODBC, etc. WordPress is a free and open-source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites. It is one of the most popular blogging tools on the web, making it easy for anybody to post their ideas, pictures, and audio/video. WordPress can be used for not only blogging posts but also to store static information that can be easily updated like a content management system (CMS).