This 8 Section Tutorial is over 17 hours in length and consists of 68 sections on building a Custom Dynamic Blog application. Recorded in High Definition format with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720. It is recorded with the beginner in mind as Mike walks you step-by-step through building your dynamic Blog application.
This lesson series covers all the fundamentals of building a CMS system and many of the advanced techniques that are used when developing customer sites. You will learn how developers use PHP and MySQL to build dynamic websites that are fast, robust and SEO friendly for their customer deployments.
A complete section listing of the topics covered and a brief description of each section is listed below.
Once the series is completed you will have a fully functional Blog application that can be deployed to your web host for posting your blog entires to. And the real beauty is, you will have written it, from scratch, and fully understand how to expand and maintain it. You will no longer be at the mercy of an out-of-the-box-application that does not perform as you expect it too.
As with all my courses this course also includes all the slide presentations that I use throughout the training. The presentation are included in PDF format so that you can follow along with the discussions and make notes on the slides as we work through the training. I also include all the exercise files for each Section.
A complete Chapter Listing with selected Preview Videos is listed below.
In this lesson series we cover building a Content Management System (CMS) from scratch in the form of a Blog Application.
Building a Custom Blog Application.
Section 1 - An Introduction and PreRequisites
|Environment Set Up||8:20|
Section 2 - Creating the Front End
|Starting Our Page Structure||13:02|
|Connecting To The Database||14:42|
|Building the Home Page||11:15|
|Updating the Home Page||12:10|
|Code Re-Use (Refactoring)||25:05|
|Creating Our Pages||8:17|
|Starting Our Comment Area||14:35|
Section 3 - Adding a Dynamic Front-End
|Creating the Post Table and Sample Posts||11:45|
|Retrieving Posts from the Database||18:55|
|Adding Dynamic Alt Text||8:57|
|The Read More Button||5:29|
|Query By Category||9:16|
|Modify the Single Post Page||14:07|
|Adding a Comment||24:35|
|Correcting Comment ReSubmission||6:30|
Section 4 - Adding a Dynamic Front-End (con't)
|Comments to a Post||22:04|
|Making SideBar Content Dynamic||15:42|
|Adding Code for our Search Bar||22:49|
|Building our Subscriber Form||31:43|
|Adding Unique Titles||19:39|
|Correct a Couple Issues||7:04|
Section 5 - Admin User Interface - Part 1
|Creating the Administrator Dashboard||17:16|
|Dashboard Modifications - Part 1||19:25|
|Dashboard Modifications - Part 2||17:48|
|Dashboard Modifications - Part 3||14:52|
|Refactor Our Admin Code||8:42|
|Creating the Post Page||14:25|
|Creating the Comments Page||9:08|
|Creating the Category Page||4:19|
|Creating the Add Category Page||8:24|
|Creating the Add Post Page||21:55|
|Creating the Member Area||33:28|
|Creating the Member Page||12:24|
Section 6 - Admin User Interface - Part 2
|View Recent Posts||37:20|
|Dynamically Populate Un-Approved Comments||20:39|
|Dynamically Populate Categories||11:24|
|Dynamically Populate Members||19:11|
|Custom Confirm Message - Part 1||31:16|
|Custom Confirm Message - Part 2||26:06|
|Delete Posts and Categories||16:07|
|Correcting a Category Delete Issue||10:57|
|Populating Our Posts Page||17:45|
Section 7 - Admin User Interface - Part 3
|Adding New Posts - Part 1||35:17|
|Adding New Posts - Part 2||25:33|
|Adding / Deleting Categories||21:42|
|Editing Members - Part 1||15:32|
|Editing Members - Part 2||22:37|
|Admin Area Clean Up||11:08|
Section 8 - Log In / Log Out
|The Log In Page||17:02|
|Configuring The Responses||6:42|
|Creating the Log Out Code||7:51|
|Loading the Admin Area||8:13|
|Securing the Admin Section||11:04|
|Configure the Comments||9:40|
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