PHP Tutorial 20 Lessons for beginner

1.A Quick Guide To Working With Arrays in PHP

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An array is a variable, which can hold multiple values in it. Take it as a cupboard with multiple compartments within it. The cupboard has compartments, and each compartment holds something.

2.Working With Multidimensional Array in PHP

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The main difference between the multidimensional array and indexed/associative array is that the indexed and associative arrays hold single element for each index or key. While, the multidimensional array holds an array for each index.

3.Creating a Simple User Login With IF-ELSE

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Conditional statements in PHP allows you to match two or more values. Hence, it is also easier to match username and password with the ones you have stored.

4.How To Create an Email Contact Form in PHP

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In order to create a contact form on your website, with its content delivered to your mailbox, you will first need to make sure PHP's mail() function is enabled. Contact your webhosting company if it is not enabled.

5.Playing Around Arrays in PHP with Common Manipulation Functions

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While both count() and sizeof() are similar, but sizeof() often works differently in other programming languages, while count() is commonly used by almost everyone.

6.The Basics of Loops in PHP

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A loop is used to perform an action multiple times, until a condition is met.

7.How to Create a site-wide Header, Sidebar, and Footer in PHP

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Ever wanted to create a single header, navigation links, or footer for your website and use it on every page? This also allows editing only 1 file, and the changes are updated across the website.

8.Working With Strings in PHP - The Common Manipulation Techniques

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The combination of alpha-numeric letters, words, and sentences are strings. We have been using it in PHP, in variables, in fetching them from databases, and even from remote pages.

9.The Basics of HTML Forms in PHP - The GET & POST Methods

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When parsing data from one page to another, you use HTML Forms. There are 2 ways you can send data from page1 to page2. The GET method and the POST method.

10.How to Work With Mathematical Operators in PHP

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Arithmetic operators are the basic part of any programming language where calculation of anything is needed at any level.

11.PHP Comparison Operators With Loop and Conditions

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While the arithmetic operators help you with calculations, comparison operators help you in comparing 2 or more variables or values. They help you check conditional statements, and loop through series of repetitive operations.

12.Creating Simple Guess-A-Number Game in PHP

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To understand conditional statements and how forms work, it is best to implement it in practical real world examples.

13.Basics of PHP: The Introduction

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PHP is a server-side scripting language used for coding web pages. PHP stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

14.Creating Your Own Functions in PHP

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PHP has over 1000 built-in functions, designed to do many things. But sometimes you require to do few set of operations in same order multiple times. Custom functions come to rescue in this situation.

15.How To Create Pages with SEO Friendly URLs in PHP

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Ever wanted to create seo friendly urls for your pages, just like WordPress does with its %postname% permalinks?

16.Working With Date and Time in PHP

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Apart from displaying a simple clock, Date and Time functions in PHP are also helpful when you are creating time sensitive data. For instance, each entry in your database has time attached to it. Having it will enable you to go forward and backward, and display records that fall between your desired time period.

17.How To Use Sessions in PHP

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Session in PHP is used to store data within a browser. It is best for temporarily storing user's login details or website preferences.

18.Working With MySQL: Getting Started

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MySQL is the most common database been used with PHP. Whether you are looking to store small chunk of data, or build a large application with millions of records, MySQL has been a reliable choice for many years.

19.Working With MySQL: Adding and Read From Database

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In part 1 of our tutorial, we learned how to create a database, create table, and close the database connection. We also learned about several methods for communication with MySQL database.

20.Working With MySQL: Editing and Deleting Records

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We already discuss creation of database in part 1, and adding data and reading it in part 2. Now moving forward, we will see how we can modify the data which is already stored in database. We will also see how we can delete the data from tables.

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