Introduction to PHP, Part 1

Diana M. Dupuis · April 5, 2015

This class allows you to understand the code used to run your Joomla, WordPress or Drupal site. In this class you’re going to learn the basics of how a PHP-based website works.

In the first part of the PHP Beginner class, we’ll cover the following topics:

  • An introduction to PHP
  • An introduction tothe Course
  • Your first PHP page
  • Quotes and Errors
  • Commenting Your Code

In the second part of the PHP Beginner class, we’ll cover the following topics:

  • Understanding String Variables
  • Understanding Numerical Variables
  • Understanding Boolean Variables
  • Manipulating String Variables

In the third part of the class, we cover PHP variables

  • Understanding Math Operators
  • Understanding Comparison Operators
  • Understanding Logical Operators
  • If / Then / Else in PHP

In the fourth part of the class, we’ll cover PHP arrays:

  • Introduction to Arrays
  • Processing Arrays with For/Each
  • Processing Arrays with For/Each and a Key

In the fifth part of the class, we cover PHP functions:

  • Introduction to Functions
  • Functions: Built-in
  • Functions: isset & empty
  • Functions: Setting Parameters

In the sixth part of the class, we’ll getting data into your site using PHP:

  • Forms: Getting Data
  • Forms: Validating Data
  • Forms: Sanitizing Results
  • Forms: Posting Data

In the seventh part of the class, we’ll how PHP interacts with databases:

  • Databases: Connecting
  • Databases: Create with PHP
  • Databases: Adding a Table
  • Databases: Insert Data
  • Databases: Selecting Data with Queries
  • Databases: Selecting Specific Data with Queries
  • Databases: Updating Data
  • Databases: Delete Data

Course Content

Introduction To PHP

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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • Course Certificate