PHP for Designers

Course Description

This short course will explain how PHP works and how it can be used effectively in a design environment.


Designers and front end developers who would like to get a better understanding of PHP.


At the end of this course attendees will:

  • Gain a greater understanding of how PHP works
  • Be able to use PHP to manage markup code and content
  • Be aware of useful PHP functions and code snippets
  • Be able to leverage the use of PHP in CMS applications

Pre Requisites

To get the most out of the course, attendees should already be reasonably familiar with HTML and CSS.

Key Topics

  • How PHP works
  • Incorporating PHP into web pages
  • Useful PHP functions & code snippets
  • Simple content and markup management with PHP
  • Working with CSV & JSON data
  • PHP in CMS applications
  • Tips, tricks & gotchas

Resources & Materials

  • Tuition by an expert instructor
  • Full documentation in PDF format
  • Exercises and solutions
  • Example files
  • Recordings of sessions (online only)
  • Access to dedicated Basecamp forum

Course Schedules

Course schedule Duration Sessions Session times Format Price
TBA1 day2 x 3hrs9.30-12.30 & 13.30-16.30Classroom£295


This course is really going to benefit web designers, especially those of us who work with PHP based CMS systems and applications. You’ll come away from the course with a much greater understanding of PHP in general.

Andrew Clarke @malarkey
Designer at Stuff & Nonsense, broadcaster at Unfinished Business