iPage Hosting and PHP
iPage provides PHP scripting for your use under your account’s control panel tagged as php/MyAdmin page. PHP (hypertext processor) is preferred by web developers because it is an open-source scripting language they can easily utilize with HTML.
iPage offers affordable hosting integrated with PHP scripting which provides reliable PHP hosting.
However, custom script is not supported by iPage, using custom script for your site requires a qualified programmer or developer for assistance or you should have the required skills to manage your scripting language.
There are PHP versions available for use and you only need to decide on which version best fits your requirements. The updated versions are the PHP 4.0 and PHP 5.0 and these are already available with iPage.
Automatic and standard PHP scripting updates are performed by iPage web hosting as part of its core service.
This will help out in preventing any problems that you may encounter in the future so you don’t need to worry about compatibility issues. You can even toggle between these PHP scripting versions without trouble.
Besides your PHP specification on iPage free services are also offered such as free domain registration, free online store, free sitelock security suite, free point and click site builder, and free blog and free script library.
Why use PHP Specifications?
PHP scripting actually provides more flexibility in terms of data change and on average it is used on dynamic websites. PHP scripting can benefit your website to do more for your business online.
When it comes to web development though HTML works very well with PHP as it gives you control over data and it allows you to reflect your desired output for your site or online account. How your business will look online is entirely up to you but what PHP scripting does is, make your data manipulation easier and be more efficient.
When running a business be it traditional means or online, cost is always taken into consideration along with maintaining reputation and quality of service. You will find that PHP scripting is basically preferred by web developers and site owners because it is an open-source scripting which allows you to easily make use of it anytime and for free.
You won’t need to worry about compatibility with your current platform because PHP scripting is also applicable to Windows, Mac or Linux operating systems. Additionally you can easily embed PHP scripting in HTML and it won’t take up much of your system resource too.
It’s has the characteristics of being both compatible and efficient that will benefit your website tremendously.
PHP Configuration on your iPage Hosted Site
The PHP scripting language will help you in writing into HTML web pages. You can definitely make use of these script commands as iPage’s server read and execute what it finds in your HTML page. This is what goes on just before your Web page becomes accessible and displayed to users.
You can make use of this feature by configuring PHP scripting on your iPage hosted website.
Here are the steps you can follow and use as guideline for configuration:
Your configuration will also vary if it ends with /public_html or /htdocs or not. If you would like to further look at the configuration setup in detail you may click on this link for screenshots: http://www.ipage.com/knowledgebase/beta/article.bml? ArticleID=1290&type=How%20To#Nugget_1374.