Did you find or received PHP file and your computer failed to open it? Below we will explain what is PHP file extension and how you can open it.

What is a PHP file ext?

The .PHP file extension identifies a PHP Script which is a file type which can be executed from most browsers, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox, or edited directly using a text editor. PHP files will execute code using the Hypertext Preprocessor language.

How to open a PHP file?

In most cases your computer should know what software program should be used to open different file types and extensions like PHP. When you double click on the PHP file format, it should open with appropriate software program. If you downloaded or received PHP files for the first time and your system failed to open it then try free file viewers available on the internet after doing enough research not to fall prey to malware.

How to fix errors with PHP files

Scan the file
Before trying to open PHP files on your Windows make sure that it is safe to do so by running through antivirus scanner.
Unable to open PHP files with the associated software program or see an error than try updating the associated software
Do not
If none of the applications in your Windows were able to open PHP file do not change file extension because by changing file extension you are corrupting the file. In case you already changed the extension you can revert it back to PHP by renaming the file. Incorrect associations are the cause of many PHP file errors.

Finally, if Windows is unable to open file extension PHP you may have registry related errors or may not have the appropriate program installed. We strongly recommend that you run a registry scan.

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