Course Overview:

PHP has an easy learning curve and has a very user-friendly approach. It is used in almost all domains, including social media, medical, travel, and so on. Want to get up to speed with the latest PHP 7.0 version? If your answer is yes, then you should take this course.

This course will get you up to speed starting with basic concepts such as variables, data types, arrays and loops

Learning Objectives

This course focuses on the basic aspects of PHP right from variables, data types, arrays, and loops. It will also cover an explanation on frameworks, which will help you in writing your own custom framework. This course will also guide you in creating your own application.

Target Audience

This course is for anyone interested and wants to learn about the fundamentals of PHP programming. Students should have a basic knowledge with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MySQL

Getting Started

  • What is PHP?
  • Setup Code Editor (VS Code)
  • Xampp – Installing and Setup
  • PHP Syntax
  • PHP Echo and Print
  • PHP Comment
  • Embedding PHP in HTML
  • Our First PHP Page
  • Introduction to MYSQL
  • Introduction to phpmyadmin

Variable & Data Types

  • Variable and Constant
  • Data Types
  • Arrays and Various Types of Array

PHP Control Structure

  • if.. elseif … else Statements
  • Comparison and Logical Operators
  • Switch Statements in PHP
  • Loop (For loop, While loop, Foreach Loop)

PHP User-defined Functions

  • Defining Functions
  • Function Parameters
  • Return values from Functions
  • Global Variable and Scope
  • Newer way of creating a constant

PHP Built-in Functions

  • String Functions
  • Math Functions
  • Array Functions

How To Use Form Data in PHP

  • POST and GET Method
  • Checking for Form Submission
  • Extracting information from Form fields
  • Validating the Form values
  • Submission of Form values

How to Use Databases in PHP

  • Introduction to Databases
  • Introduction to Tables and Fields
  • Introduction to PHPmyadmin
  • Creating a Database in PHPmyadmin
  • Creating Tables in PHPmyadmin
  • Connecting to the Database using PHP
  • Creating Records into the database table with PHP
  • Reading information in the Database with PHP
  • Query to Update and Delete Records from database table with PHP

PHP Project

  • User Registration
  • PHP Security (MYSQL injection – how to prevent it)
  • Password Encryption
  • Create Folders and upload files from Forms PHP
  • PHP Mail Function
  • User Login and Sessions
  • Viewing Record(s) from Database tables to web page in PHP


  • What are classes and objects ? Introduction
  • What are classes and how to define them in PHP
  • What are class methods and how to create them
  • Adding Properties to Our Class
  • How to instantiate a class
  • Class inheritance
  • Constructors
  • Data Access
  • Static Data in Classes

PHP Framework - Basic Laravel

  • Introduction to Laravel
  • Setting Up Your Environment
  • Routing, Controllers, Templates, and Views
  • Working with Models
  • Database Migration and Eloquent
  • Handling User Data and Redirects
  • Using Tinker
  • Authentication, Authorization, and Middleware
  • Containers and Facades
  • Working with the Mail Template/
  • Events and Broadcasting



I am satisfied with the training offered here and the instructor. I look forward to having another training session with New Horizons.
Imanche Victor Adeniy
ATC Nigeria
The Excel training was well laid out and the facilitator was very versed, he used multiple scenarios to explain the concept. I am very glad to have chosen New Horizons for this training.
Christian Udeh
The training is very excellent and it will help me to identify and resolve some database problems.
Hammed MuritalaMIS