PHP OOPs - Interfaces vs. Abstract Classes

What is difference between Abstract class and Interfaces in php?

Difference between Abstract class and Interfaces.
Abstract class Interfaces
Abstract classes can have abstract methods and non abstract methods. Interfaces can have only abstract methods.
We can create the variables in Abstract classes. Interfaces do not contain variables.
We can use access specifier like  public or protected in Abstract classes. We can use only public access specifier in Interfaces
Multiple inheritance is not possible in Abstract classes. Multiple inheritance is possible by using interfaces .
We can access the abstract class properties from derived class by using 'extends' keyword We can access interface from derived class by using 'implement' keyword.
Abstract classes can contain constructor. Interface doesn't contain constructor.
Only complete member of Abstract classes can be static. Member of Interface can not be static.

 

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