Where to store php programs on Ubuntu 18.04

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I am trying to run php on ubuntu 18.04.

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 <!DOCTYPE html>

echo "My first PHP script!";


I have installed nginx web server.

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$ whereis nginx
nginx: /usr/sbin/nginx /usr/lib/nginx /etc/nginx /usr/share/nginx /usr/share/man/man8/nginx.8.gz

Kindly guide me the path where should I store the php programs.


whereis shows the installation directories.

You should have been given a location during installation or through usage instructions.

is there a page that displays when entering http://localhost/ in your browser url, this might give you the information that you want?

You could also do a search for html using the 'files' browser from 'Other Locations' - Computer
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