PHP and Wordpress for Beginners
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PHP and Wordpress for Beginners

Learn PHP and Wordpress from scratch and Build websites and Applications
3.9 (14 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
533 students enrolled
Created by Skill Tree
Last updated 2/2018
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This course includes
  • 8 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Build a good business or personal website with Wordpress
  • Build a basic website with PHP
  • Install WordPress locally
  • Install WordPress on Shared Hosting
  • Setup PHP development environment
  • Update PHP Webpages easily
  • Understand PHP Data Types
  • Understand PHP Variables
  • Understand PHP Functions
  • Understand PHP Conditional Statements
  • Understand PHP Loops
  • Understand Wordpress Themes
  • Understand Wordpress Plugins
  • Understand Wordpress Widgets
  • Understand how to login and logout of Wordpress
Course content
Expand all 80 lectures 07:44:59
+ Setting Up PHP Development Environment
9 lectures 53:34
XAMMP Control Panel
06:57
PHP Syntax
07:35
PHP Code Comments
06:00
PHP Data Types
05:21
Some examples of PHP Data Types
10:02
PHP PRINT and ECHO Statements
04:22
+ Introduction to PHP Variables
6 lectures 29:49
What are Variables
04:10
How to create Variables
06:39
What are Variable Scopes
04:11
PHP Local Variable Scope
03:05
PHP Global Variable Scope
06:28
PHP Static Variable Scope
05:16
+ Introduction to PHP Operators
8 lectures 43:16
What are operators
00:53
Arithmetic Operators
05:36
Assignment operators
01:19
Comparison Operators
09:40
Increment and Decrement Operator
06:51
Logical operators
08:30
String operators
03:06
PHP Array Operators
07:21
+ Introduction to PHP Conditional Statements
5 lectures 19:14
What are conditional statements
02:15
IF Statements
03:52
IF ELSE Statements
03:57
IF ELSE IF ELSE Statement
03:46
Switch Statements
05:24
+ Introduction to PHP Loops
5 lectures 17:20
What are Loops
01:51
WHILE Loops
03:25
DO WHILE Loops
04:35
FOR Loops
03:51
FOREACH Loops
03:38
+ Introduction to PHP Functions
6 lectures 41:21
What are Functions
06:21
Function Arguments
06:21
DATE Functions
08:44
DATE Functions - Part 2
07:09
STRING Functions
05:11
STRING Functions - Part 2
07:35
+ Introduction to PHP Arrays
4 lectures 18:57
What are Arrays
05:16
Indexed Arrays
06:03
Associative Arrays
03:54
Multidimensional Arrays
03:44
+ PHP Project: Build A MIni Website
5 lectures 31:03
What we will build
00:36
Using PHP INCLUDE
06:07
Creating the website -Part 1
06:05
Creating the website -Part 2
08:00
Creating the website -Part 3
10:15
+ Introduction to WordPress
11 lectures 58:01
What is wordpress
01:12
Installing Wordpress locally
09:22
How to access Wordpress locally
05:53
Bitnami Manager
04:25
Shared Hosting and Domain Name
05:57
Getting Domain Name and Hosting
09:13
How to change hostgator password
06:05
Installing wordpress on shared hosting
05:41
How to Login and Logout of Wordpress
04:20
How to change WordPress Password
02:45
Post WordPress installation emails
03:08
+ Create a Business or Personal Website with Wordpress|2018
21 lectures 02:32:24
What we will build
01:48
What is a Wordpress Theme
06:36
How to change Wordpress Theme
02:11
WordPress Plugins
09:22
Creating a Logo
07:24
Adding Logo to website
03:08
Getting Images for a slider
07:27
Adding images to slider
05:48
What are Widgets
06:34
Exploring Widgets
13:57
Adding a gallery to website
10:14
Adding social media icons to website
08:17
Adding video to webpage
05:16
Editing Permalinks
03:07
Creating blank webpages
07:00
Creating a menu
04:44
Adding content to pages part 1
08:59
Adding content to pages part 2
07:34
Adding a contact form and Google Maps
14:30
Changing font properties
06:37
Adding links
11:51
Requirements
  • You should have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • You should have some basic JavaScript Knowledge
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level
  • You should be able to navigate the internet at beginner level
Description

PHP is a popular programming language that you can use to write simple code for web pages. If you have been using HTML to develop websites, learning PHP will allow you to create dynamic pages. In this course,  you will learn the fundamentals of PHP. The course covers concepts such as how to embed PHP code into an HTML page, and reviews the basic PHP data types such as strings and arrays. The course also covers the different control structures in PHP, how to work with built-in PHP functions, and how to define your own custom functions.

PHP is  one of the the most popular server-side language used to build dynamic websites.

Topics include:

  • How to setup local PHP development environment
  • What is PHP
  • Basic PHP Syntax 
  • PHP Data Types
  • PHP Variables
  • PHP Variable Scopes
  • PHP Arrays
  • Using Print and Echo Statements
  • Using code  comments
  • PHP Operators
  • Using PHP Conditional Statements to make decisions
  • Using switch statement
  • Using while loops
  • Using For and foreach loops
  • PHP Functions
  • Function arguments
  • PHP String functions
  • Creating custom functions
  • PHP String functions
  • PHP Include statement
  • Using echo and print statement
  • PHP Date functions
  • Building a simple PHP wesite


In  this course you will learn  how to create a good looking and functional website  from scratch using WordPress without knowing how to code. The course gives you the option of creating a website on a remote shared hosting computer that the whole world can visit or on you own computer where you can show  your creativity to friends and family. 

Why pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars or pounds to a professional web developer to create a  website for you when you can learn to do it yourself in a fun way and maybe even create websites for others yourself.

What you will learn includes:

  • How to install WordPress on your own computer
  • How to signup for a shared hosting account 
  • How to register a domain name
  • How to install WordPress on a shared hosting remote server (powerful computer that is on 24/7)
  • How to install and customise a theme
  • How to install and use plugins
  • How to add a slider with images  to website
  • How to add video to website
  • How to add image gallery to website
  • How to create webpages
  • How to add a functional contact form to website
  • How to add google map to show your location
  • How to create a logo
  • How to add social media icons to website

By the end of this course, you will have a good looking WordPress website and would learnt some useful skills along the way.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner PHP Developers
  • Beginner We Developers
  • Beginner Programmers
  • Beginners to Wordpress