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If you are an amatour, you should use easier to learn PHP, for instance YiiYou can read more about its benefits comparing to other PHP in this articlehttp://webinerds.com/seven-cmss-consider-designing-website/When you become more aware of how it works you can try to begin your work with Symphony 2Some tutorialhttp://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/symfony-2-the-basics--net-37015
I also consider to share with you my research results:http://www.htmlgoodies.com/beyond/php/article.php/3907521http://www.sitepoint.com/php-tips-resources-best-practices-2015/
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Updating the PHP is a far better way, other than weeping over the split milk. If you are updating the PHP regularly then you will get the better results and if you are not doing so then you surely will face the brunt of your slackness.
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