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Wordpress - PHP Development / Web Professional

The Wordpress - PHP Development / Web Professional is for everyone interested to learn server side programming for web and devices. The course covers areas like PHP, MySQL AJAX and JSON, as well as server configuration and deployment, creation of CMS and themes and plugin development for WordPress

Considering that PHP is one of the most wanted skills on today's job market, the aim of this course is to teach the course participant server side programming and turn him/her into a serious PHP/MySQL developer, capable of creating dynamic websites, working with databases and developing CMS, and generally be able to create any kind of complex database-driven web site or web service for other applications (like mobile), as well as use and modify, develop themes and plugins for one of the most popular CMS's - WordPress.

Main Lecturer

Vladimir Lelicanin

Vladimir Lelicanin is a full stack developer and media generalist with over 20 years of experience in development and UX design and 5 years in university teaching. His favorite frameworks are Laravel and Angular JS, but he has also years of experience in other frontend and backend technologies like Node JS, jQuery and platforms like Wordpress. He proved himself in the industry in almost all area of digital media. He is also running a successful web development company. 


You would benefit from this course if:
  •  You want to become PHP developer creating dynamic web sites
  •  You want to learn server side programming and work with databases
  •  You want to be a web professional competitive on the market
  •  You wan to learn PHP, MySQL, AJAX, advanced server maintenance and WordPress
  •  You want an industry-accredited qualification
  •  You intend to study further in this area

Course Details


  • Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Sublime Text 2
  • WHM/cPanel server
  • MAMP
  • WordPress
  • phpMyAdmin


  • Certificate in Professional Web Development

Entry Requirements

Finished Advanced Web Design course. Otherwise, applicant must either provide some official credentials or pass a submission test demonstrating that he has a moderate knowledge in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and jQuery. The only other entry requirement is for the participant to be at least 17 years of age upon commencement of the course.

Class size: The Basic Web Design Course is limited to a maximum of 12 participants in order to ensure that each participant has adequate opportunity for discussion with the course leader.


  • 10 weeks (60 hours)


  • 2 sessions per week
  • Monday and Wednesday
  • 18:00 - 21:00

Start Date:

  • Enrolling now. Start date will be announced soon.

Course Content

  • Configuration of local server MAMP, WAMP, LAMP
  • WordPress themes and plugins
  • introduction to dynamic websites
  • how to create a CMS
  • remote server configuration and applications deployment
  • PHP
  • MySQL databases
  • AJAX and JSON.
Upon finishing this course you will know:
  • How to build a website that will have login, registration and registered members
  • How to build a website with unlimited pages that will have administration area so that anyone (not a programmer) can easily add pages using the interface that you created, this way your clients can update thir websites without your help
  • How to build an e-commerce platforms for your clients so that they can put a catalogue of their products and sell their products or services online
  • How to build blogs, online magazines
  • How to deploy and customize discussion forums and build website with any kind of service
  • How to collect data about your visitors
  • How to create web campaigns with rotating ads and integrate it to Google Analytics so that you can measure campaign success
  • How to rapidly develop complex dynamic websites using platforms like WordPress
  • How to customize any premade free PHP program (there are millions of them) to work exactly as you need
  • How to store data for mobile applications and connect users of mobile applications
  • How to further integrate your webisites with social media (like Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • How to prevent hackers attacks on you websites and maintain server security and updates
  • You will discuss real life examples of typical development problems, common challenges and how to solve them.

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