Learn PHP Basics for WordPress

Learn the basics of PHP required to become a WordPress Developer
Level of Difficulty: Beginner
Course Length: 1 hr 14 mins
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What you'll learn

  • The basics of PHP
  • How PHP is used in WordPress websites
  • How to write basic WordPress functions
  • How to work with conditional tags
  • How to work with variables and arrays

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Welcome to the PHP basics for WordPress course.

This is a beginners course designed for WordPress students who would like to become WordPress developers.

WordPress as a content management system was built with PHP and its most important files as well as those of plugins and themes are coded with the scripting language. As such if you aspire to be a WordPress developer then you must learn the basics of PHP which is exactly what this course provides.

In this course you will learn the following

  • What exactly PHP is
  • How PHP is used in databases
  • How to write PHP code properly
  • How to combine PHP and HTML in the same file
  • How to write basic WordPress functions using PHP
  • How WordPress template tags work
  • How WordPress Actions and Filters work
  • How to work with conditional tags and statements
  • How to work with variables and arrays
  • How the WordPress loop works

In addition to the above, you will also learn about some of the most important files used by WordPress themes.

Please note that this course is NOT a complete course on PHP but a basic introductory course designed to provide you with just the basic knowledge necessary to start learning about WordPress development.

By the end of this course you would have learned the basics of PHP which would help you progress to learning about WordPress development.

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