15 High Quality PHP Tutorials and Resources For Beginners

As you may know php is a server side scripting language made for web development. It is also one of the most popular scripting languages on the internet today. That being said, there is a still a demand online for more php tutorials. Some people simply can’t get enough of them, there is always something new to learn. No matter what level of a php developer you are!

In this article I will be providing you with high quality PHP tutorials and learning resources for beginners, and I’m sure even some advanced users could learn something from these excellent resources.

Some of these tutorials are very time consuming and will take up a lot of your time. However, they are all very worth it! I believe that the best way to learn any coding language is to create a project for yourself and keep practicing from there on.

1. PHP For Beginners: Building Your First Simple CMS

In this tutorial you will be learning how to build your first simple CMS! of course it won’t be an official CMS as there will be some minor security issues, but it’s a great starting point for anyone trying to learn php.

2. User Membership With PHP

In this informative tutorial you can learn how to create a user membership using PHP.

3. Object Oriented PHP Tutorial for Beginners

In this tutorial learn more about building and working with objects using php’s built-in OOP capabilities. Also with videos.

4. Creating a Find and Replace Application

In this 4 part video series, you can learn how to create a find and replace application using php. There are also over a 100+ php video tutorials on this website.

5. SQL Injection

Learn more about SQL injection and how you can prevent it.

6. Create Instagram Filters With PHP

Very unique tutorial on how to create instagram filters using php.

7. MYSQL PHP Tutorial

In this tutorial you will learn the basics of MYSQL Programming with PHP.

8. PHP Tutorial For Beginners

This is one big php tutorial for beginners. A very in depth tutorial on how php works, what you can create with php and much more.

9. Creating Your First PHP Application: Part 1

This is a 3 part series of written tutorials that will guide you through the process of setting up a simple PHP application with user login etc. You can find part 2 and 3 in the related posts section of the article.

10. How to Dynamically Create Thumbnails

In this informative tutorial you will learn how to upload files and have PHP dynamically create a thumbnail. Included a screen cast.

11. 15 Wonderfully Creative Uses for PHP

Not really a tutorial if you ask me, but it’s still a top resource. Learn some wonderfully creative uses for PHP such as, cms systems, ecommerce, plugins and much more.

12. Create a PHP/MYSQL eCommerce website.

This tutorial would be a great a starting project for anyone who wants to learn some php. In this 20 part series of screen casts you will learn how to develop your own custom eCommerce website. You will be working with things such as inventory management, product display pages, payment processors and much more. The image is a link to the first video tutorial.

13. PHP Social Network Website

This is another set of screen casts which you will be learning and using a lot more than just PHP. You will be learning how to develop your own social media website. There are a lot of videos and some are an hour long. It’s a long learning process but extremely worth it. By no means is this like creating something like Facebook or Twitter, it’s for you to get a feel of php programming and how things work. This tutorial is probably for more advanced users.

14. PHP Contact Form

Learn how to create a simple PHP contact form for your website.

15. How To Process Credit Cards With Paypal Pro Using PHP

The title says it all and I’m sure sooner or later you’re going to want to know how to process credit cards using php.

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