Dynamic web sites rely on scripts or programs running on the server. PHP is one of the most widely used server-side scripting languages.
This one day course will introduce PHP, how to add it to html code and create simple dynamic web pages.
- To develop Computing teachers knowledge, skills and confidence in PHP.
Course Content summary
Below is an overview of the topics covered in the course. Click here to view a complete list of contents
- What is PHP
- Introduction to Dynamic web sites
- Setting up web site files and folder structure for PHP projects
- PHP syntax
- Writing basic PHP scripts
- PHP Language elements
- Basic form handling – using submitted data in PHP pages as the basis for dynamic content creation
- Basic PHP project examples
Course Content Detail
- PHP- What is PHP
- Introduction to dynamic web sites - dynamic vs. static web content.
- Sites, Files and Folders – setting up web site files and folders for PHP projects
- Local requirements
- Server requirements
- PHP scripts– writing basic PHP scripts
- Script block location
- Echo – output html content and basic PHP functions, for example Date()
- PHP syntax
- PHP language elements
- Data Types
- Operators – arithmetic, assignment, comparison, string
- Conditional statements – if, else
- Basic Form Handling using submitted data in PHP pages as the basis for dynamic content creation
- Project Examplesbasic PHP project examples suitable for use in the classroom