I'm not new to site design, but mainly HTML pages-nothing heavily technical. I'd like to expand my knowledge of PHP coding almost like I did with HTML by working with what's already been developed, meaning installing and working with PHP scripts. Then moving to developing my own from seeing what I want to learn in action.
What I want to know is how the virtual server I have compares to what I want to do, and the limitations it places on my learning of PHP. I have a Linux virtual server from godaddy that has Apache 2, with CentOS and a Simple Control Panel.
Let me know what my advantages and disadvantages are of working with PHP on this setup, as well as any advice you can give me.