PHP and databases just go hand in hand. Being able to connect to and interact with databases is so easy and a must with any web site. Luckily PHP provides so many easy and convenient methods of database control.
Having a search engine for your website is pretty crucial for today’s web. If your users can’t search your site for content, its difficult to get them to see more of what you have to offer. Luckily, it’s easy and fast to create one.
Working with strings in PHP is almost as straight forwards as it gets. There are so many functions to manipulate them, that it can take only a few minutes to figure them all out. And yet, they are so powerful and quick to use.