This page describes how to install the latest version of the PHP language onto a Raspberry Pi
The PHP language needs to be installed on the server so we can do programming and run applications like WordPress.
Install PHP package using:
This will install the latest version of PHP.
At the root of your web site you need to create a file called index.php to do a test.
This will be at /websites/www/ assuming that you are using a USB drive as described in a previous page. Otherwise the root will be located at /var/www/html/
In the terminal, change directory to /websites/www/ or /var/www/html/ and then enter:
Add some content:
echo (“First web page”);
echo( phpinfo() );
and then in the web browser load up the index.php page using http://hostname/index.php where hostname is the name of your host.