Most web site builders (whether experienced or novice) have heard of PHP web hosting. You may have heard of PHP hosting scripts or free PHP hosting. This can be confusing for some people but really it’s quite simple. There are different codes or languages that you can write your website in and you need the right hosting for the right scripting language.
PHP can be used within HTML when building a website or it can be used in a graphics applications. PHP is often used for data management services. Another common use is that the PHP scripting will read what a user is looking for but then show the user what they want in HTML. It is just a way of communicating, or as put before, a language. This language when embedded in your HTML will create content that is dynamic on your site. PHP is a very powerful thing.
Some companies that you may know of that use PHP to full advantage are Facebook, WordPress, forums of all kinds, Wikipedia and Yahoo just to name a few. PHP basically helps to drive the MySQL database that these popular sites use.
If you are looking for web hosting that is powerful and dynamic and well meet the needs of your current business or interest you may want to consider PHP web hosting. You may want to make sure that you use Unix or Linux because they will most likely work with PHP.