Richard Riley <rile...
> I've tried most methods for mixed mode.
> nxhtml is really the only mode for mixed mode programming that even
> begins to be useful. I tend to find most other recommendations are done
> by people who are not using mixed mode at all. Regradless how the
> purists see mixed mode files (try mentioning PHP even in #emacs) , they
> unusual. Emacs addressing this "natively" would be a real boon.
> Unfortunately nxhrml doesnt seem to be maintained anymore, or?
> Certainly in trunk emacs 24 using nxthml produces loads of popup error
> buffers. I emailed the author but got no response.
If you were using ERB (with Rails) or EJS, I'd have another suggestion,
but for PHP you can try web-mode  that was announced on one of the
mailing lists here a few weeks ago.
I've no idea about its quality, but at least it's still being developed.