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About the Course

In this course, you'll explore the basic structure of a web application, and how a web browser interacts with a web server. You'll be introduced to the request/response cycle, including GET/POST/Redirect. You'll also gain an introductory understanding of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), as well as the basic syntax and data structures of the PHP language, variables, logic, iteration, arrays, error handling, and superglobal variables, among other elements. An introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) will allow you to style markup for webpages. Lastly, you'll gain the skills and knowledge to install and use an integrated PHP/MySQL environment like XAMPP or MAMP....

Top reviews


Feb 9, 2018

Even being quite an expert in area, I still enjoyed this course a lot and learning quite much from it as well. Highly recommended to everyone who developed an interest to PHP and web-applications.


Feb 20, 2018

Thanks for a great course by which I learn a lot of experience from the experts :-). One of the my assignments has been gradually developed into a more robust site at

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By Sidharth

Jul 2, 2021

Amazing content and easy learning experience


Nov 19, 2020

Excellent content and like a family studying

By Parsa S

Nov 10, 2020

A very good course with a superb instructor.

By ukai s

Jun 22, 2020

The grade assignments are beneficial for me.

By Siddhant K

Jun 14, 2020

Dr. Chuck is the best teacher "Guru" for me.

By Fabiana S

Nov 12, 2019

Ótimo professor, linguagem clara e objetiva.

By Ayush M

Oct 2, 2019

the best course to do web application i php

By Kalpit M

Aug 4, 2019

The course content and quality is very good.

By Shivam M

Jan 15, 2018

Great course. Nicely explained PHP concepts.

By Yevhenii K

Nov 16, 2022

May recommended for absolute beginners only


Sep 15, 2021

very useful course and easy way of learning

By Avi G

Mar 10, 2021

Really I wan an amazing course, Loved It!!!

By Arash P

Jan 1, 2021

The most helpful course ever ! thank a lot.

By Shubham Y

Nov 1, 2020

Nice course. Thanks Dr. CHUCK and Coursera.

By krishna p p

Sep 26, 2020

as usual another amazing course of dr.chuck

By Kevin N

Jan 30, 2020

Fabulous course with an amazing instructor!

By Muhammad A

Jan 2, 2020

An excellent course for beginners to learn.

By Sachin D

Jan 23, 2022

Thank you so much Coursera and Charles sir

By Rainer S

Dec 4, 2021

Great course with chalenging assignments.

By Abdulmalek H

Jun 27, 2020

One of the best courses you'll ever attend

By Wojciech P

Nov 13, 2019

Great introduction! Thank you prof. Chuck!

By Try A

Sep 30, 2019

this course is fun, and easy to understand

By ayoub a

Nov 6, 2021

very good course,i learned alot about php


Sep 2, 2021

Great course, thanks coursera and umich!

By Sandalu T K

Jul 14, 2020

An excellent course. I really enjoyed it.