PHP is a Server-side scripting language designed for web development and also used as a general-purpose programming language. The PHP Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) is a programming language, which is strictly used for web development that allows web developers to create dynamic content which interacts with databases. Codeigniter, Laravel, CakePHP, ZendĀ are some of the frameworks used for the PHP website development.

What is PHP?
The history of PHP
Why choose PHP?
Installation overview
Embedding PHP code on a page
Outputting dynamic text
The operational trail
Inserting code comments
Variables
Strings
String functions
Numbers part one: Integers
Numbers part one: Floating points
Arrays
Associative Arrays
Array functions
Booleans
NULL and empty
Type juggling and casting
Constants
If statements
Else and elseif statements
Logical operators
Switch statements
While loops
For loops
Foreach loops
Continue
Break
Understanding array pointers
Defining functions
Function arguments
Returning values from a function
Multiple return values
Scope and global variables
Setting default argument values
Common problems
Warnings and errors
Debugging and troubleshooting
Links and URLs
Using GET values
Encoding GET values
Encoding for HTML
Including and requiring files
Modifying headers
Page redirection
Output buffering
Building forms
Detecting form submissions
Single-page form processing
Validating form values
Problems with validation logic
Displaying validation errors
Working with cookies
Setting cookie values
Reading cookie values
Unsetting cookie values
Working with sessions
MySQL introduction
Creating a database table
CRUD in MySQL
Populating a MySQL database
Relational database tables
Populating the relational table
Database APIs in PHP
Connecting to MySQL with PHP
Retrieving data from MySQL
Working with retrieved data
Creating records with PHP
Updating and deleting records with PHP
SQL injection
Escaping strings for MySQL
Introducing prepared statements
Blueprinting the application
Building the CMS database
Establishing your work area
Creating and styling the first page
Making page assets reusable
Connecting the application to the database
Adding pages to the navigation subjects
Refactoring the navigation
Selecting pages from the navigation
Highlighting the current page
Moving the navigation to a function
Finding a subject in the database
Refactoring the page selection
Creating a new subject form
Processing form values and adding subjects
Passing data in the session
Validating form values
Creating an edit subject form
Using single-page submission
Deleting a subject
Cleaning up
Assignment: Pages CRUD
Assignment results: Pages CRUD
The public appearance
Using a context for conditional code
Adding a default subject behaviour
The public content area
Protecting page visibility
User authentication overview
Admin CRUD
Encrypting passwords
Salting passwords
Adding password encryption to CMS
New PHP password functions
Creating a login system
Checking for authorization
Creating a logout page
Using variable variables
Applying more array functions
Building dates and times: Epoch/Unix
Formatting dates and times: Strings and SQL
Setting server and request variables
Establishing global and static variable scope
Making a reference assignment
Using references as function arguments
Using references as function return values
Introducing the concept and basics of OOP
Defining classes
Defining class methods
Instantiating a class
Referencing an instance
Defining class properties
Understanding class inheritance
Setting access modifiers
Using setters and getters
Working with the static modifier
Reviewing the scope resolution operator
Referencing the Parent class
Using constructors and destructors
Cloning objects
Comparing objects
File system basics
Understanding file permissions
Setting file permissions
PHP permissions
Accessing files
Writing to files
Deleting files
Moving the file pointer
Reading files
Examining file details
Working with directories
Viewing directory content
Configuring PHP for email
Sending email with mail()
Using headers
Reviewing SMTP
Using PHP Mailer