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The ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate)
(leading to ExpertRating PHP Training Certification-Intermediate).

Learn how to create an interactive online store complete with an online catalog of products, allowing customers to browse the catalog to select items, place them in a shopping cart, and complete an order. In this six-week online course, you'll see how to create a commercial online store using the PHP programming language and the MySQL database server.

We'll walk through the steps for developing a complete online store Web application. During the course, you'll see step-by-step how to create all of the software and database objects used in the application. The application consists of two parts, an administrative Web application allowing a store manager to post new products, alter product information, and process customer orders, and a customer Web application allowing customers to browse the catalog of products, select products for purchase, and check out using a shopping cart. At the end of the course, you'll be able to use these code templates to create your own online store application.

Buy the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate)- $129.99

An Introductory Version of this course is also available. Any of the courses can be bought individually or collectively for $129.99 each.

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This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Richard Blum.

Richard Blum

About the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) instructor :IRichard Blum has been an IT industry professional for over 18 years, working mainly as a network and systems administrator. During this time, he has worked with Microsoft, Novell, Unix, and Linux servers, and has created Web sites using a variety of different programming languages. Blum is the author of several programming and systems administration books, including Professional Assembly Language, C# Network Programming, PostgreSQL 8 for Windows, Sendmail for Linux, Postfix, and Network Performance Open Source Toolkit.

 Online PHP MySQL Course requirements: For taking this instructor led ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) you need A PHP and MySQL development environment (the first lesson in the course walks through installing the Wampserver software, which provides a full PHP and MySQL development environment in one package. You download Wampserver for free from; Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista (Wampserver does not support either Windows 98 or Windows Me); Internet access; e-mail; and the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser; Note: Macintosh users can't use the Wampserver software and must provide their own PHP and MySQL development environment. Prior HTML coding experience is helpful, but not required.

Buy the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate)- $129.99

ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate)

(leading to ExpertRating PHP Training Certification-Intermediate)

 ExpertRating is one of the world's only ISO 9001:2015 Certified companies (from TUV America) offering an Online PHP (Intermediate) Course (leading to ExpertRating PHP (Intermediate) Skills Certification).


Over 5 million people from 120 countries have benefited from ExpertRating Online Tests and Certifications. ExpertRating offers its testing services to the world's best companies such as Convergys Corp, UPS, GAP, Sony, Coke, Citrix, Deltek Corp, IKEA Systems and Ericsson to name a few. See where ExpertRating Certified Professionals are working.

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ExpertRating upholds the highest privacy standards and complies with strict program requirements, ensuring that your information is always safe. ExpertRating has certified Several thousand individuals who are working with leading companies across the US and other countries. View list.

When you choose the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) you can be sure that you are buying a premium International certification that is recognized by hundreds of employers and Government bodies in the US and other countries.


 With ExpertRating you get certified quickly online and you are equipped with a store house of information through the in-depth ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) Courseware which has been developed by experienced Programming Experts.

 The ExpertRating PHP Training Certification is by far the best value for money instructor led PHP Training Program at $129.99.


Some Popular questions and answers about this ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) and Certification:

 How much does the PHP Training Certification cost and what does it include?

You can buy this ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) leading to PHP Training certification at a special offer price of only $129.99 which includes the in-depth ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) Courseware and exam fee. This is the best value for money PHP Training Program available till date. You get the following services within the USD $129.99 fee.

 In-depth ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) Courseware including scenarios and case studies.

 An instructor to guide you through the course and to whom you can direct your questions.

 World wide airmail delivery of the hard copy PHP Training Certificate. The PHP Training Certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the words "online".

 An online transcript that can be used to prove your certified credentials on the internet at any time.

How do I get certified?

The process of getting yourself certified is very simple. All you have to do is buy the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) for $129.99. Log in to the instructor led course using your password. Go through the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) Courseware (which would take you 6 weeks) and complete the final PHP Training Certification exam at your convenience. You can complete the exam within 2 months of buying the PHP Training Certification. The result of the exam appears as soon as it is completed, and your PHP Training Certificate is mailed immediately.

What learning aids will I get?

The ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) includes the following learning aids:

24 x 7 hour access to the courseware. A printer friendly version of the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) is also provided

A friendly instructor to answer your questions online

A discussion area to have your questions answered

Chapter end quizzes to ensure that you are learning important aspects of every chapter

Chapter assignments to help you practically use the PHP Training that you will learn during the PHP Training Course.

What is the final exam like?

The final exam is fully based upon the   ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) Courseware that is provided along with the PHP Training Certification. If you have gone through the courseware properly you should not have a problem clearing the exam. The exam consists of multiple choice questions from all chapters of the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) Courseware.

What are the course start dates?

ExpertRating instructor led courses commence every month, you can always choose a suitable date for your course commencement in any month. To see available course start dates, please click on the "Enroll now" button. All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when the lesson is released, but you must complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

A new section of each course starts on the second or third Wednesday of each month. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.


Buy the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate)- $129.99


PHP is one of the most powerful scripting languages which run on different platforms. MySQL database is very popular due to its high reliability and cost savings.

This course moves a step further from the basic HTML, and it will enhance your art of making good web pages with the use of PHP. Until recently, many websites were made only with the use of HTML, but the recent dot com revolution has changed the scenario. In today’s world, more and more scripting languages have come into existence and PHP is one of them. It is the easiest scripting language and yet the most powerful.


MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) which has more than 11 million installations. MySQL Cluster is the world's most popular database due to its high performance, high availability, scalability and ease of integration with existing systems and tools. The ExpertRating PHP and MySQL Certification course will help you to create an interactive website.

  Coverage (6 weeks program)  

Week One

Wednesday - Lesson 01

In today's fast-paced world, it's almost crucial for every type of business to have an Internet presence. In this lesson, you'll peek at behind-the-scenes components of a commercial-quality Web store application. You'll see how to use the PHP programming language to create the Web store storefront page, complete with product catalog and customer ordering system. You'll discover how Web stores use the popular MySQL database server to maintain the store inventory and track customer orders.

Friday - Lesson 02

Because of the complexity of creating a Web store, there is a need to discuss some advanced topics in PHP programming. In this lesson, you'll create functions in your PHP programming code that you can use every time you need to perform a specific feature in your applications. This lesson will examine the PHP code required to manage and manipulate images within your Web site.

Week Two

Wednesday - Lesson 03

Complex Web applications often require complex database structures. You'll explore some of the advanced features that the MySQL database server offers. You'll discover how to use the MySQL console to enter SQL commands, and build commands to create the application database objects. You'll manually create a database, user account, and all of the tables required for the application. You'll find out about some advanced features that you'll be using, such as creating foreign table key constraints and table views.

Friday - Lesson 04

Every Web store has an administrative interface, which allows the store manager to create and manage the product catalog, as well as process customer orders. In this lesson, you'll dive into the Web store backend application, which allows the store manager to control the Web store environment. You'll examine how to force the store manager to log into the backend system, and how to restrict the system so only the logged-in manager can perform specific functions. You can use this basic backend template to create your own Web store management interfaces for other Web applications.

Week Three

Wednesday - Lesson 05-

The most important feature in the Web store backend application is the ability to create the product catalog. In this lesson, you'll learn how to incorporate images into your Web store application. You'll discover how to use the MySQL Binary Large Object (BLOB) data type to store images within the MySQL database. And you'll find out how to organize your product catalog by creating sections in the product catalog and assigning each product to a specific section.

Friday - Lesson 06

After having a store full of products, your store manager will need to know how to manipulate existing product information. In this lesson, you'll build the backend Web pages required to allow the store manager to modify information in existing product database records.

Week Four

Wednesday - Lesson 07

This lesson will turn your attention to the storefront application. The storefront lays out the basic format for the entire Web store, and gently guides customers to the correct location. You'll see how to best organize and present your products in the store without overwhelming your customers with information while providing them with an easy path to obtaining the information they're looking for.

Friday - Lesson 08

Once you have your customer in your Web store, you'll want them to purchase something. In this lesson, you'll discover how to create a shopping cart for your customers. You'll learn how to allow customers to select products to place in their shopping carts, and how to display shopping cart information for them to view and modify.

Week Five

Wednesday - Lesson 09

After allowing customers to place products in their shopping carts, the next most important feature is to allow them to check out. You'll create registration pages, to allow your customers to register as returning customers to make future checkout sessions easier. You'll also find out how to take steps to ensure that the data your customers enter in the registration process is valid, and how to protect it from prying eyes.

Friday - Lesson 10

When a customer checks out and places an order, you must be able to process the data in your application. This lesson will walk through the PHP programming and MySQL database techniques required to perform this function. It will also look at how to use database transactions to keep the information in your database tables synchronized so your data is accurate at all times.

Week Six

Wednesday - Lesson 11

With the bulk of the Web store application finished, lesson 11 will turn its attention to a few of the finer details that'll make your Web store more professional. First, you'll learn advanced MySQL searching techniques to help your customers find just what they're looking for. Next, you'll find out how to generate reports directly from your Web store database for your store manager. You'll discover how to extract the data in your database and produce fancy spreadsheet reports that would make any manager envious.

Friday - Lesson 12

The PHP programming language allows you to incorporate object-oriented programming principles easily in your Web page code. This lesson will walk through the basic principles of object-oriented programming and how to use it in a Web environment. You'll learn how to incorporate the object-oriented database features in PHP in your Web applications. Finally, you'll create your own object-oriented programming classes to interact with your database table that you can

Buy the ExpertRating Online PHP Course (Intermediate) - $129.99

An Introductory Version of this course is also available. Any of the courses can be bought individually or collectively for $129.99 each.

Buy the Introductory Version


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