Dynamic PHP based MySQL data readout with HTML output

This brief article gives a step-by-step description on how to dynamically read data coming from a MySQL database and how to both visualize and edit that data using HTML table and form markup. How our data management markup will look like Let’s assume we want to build a Comic management database application handling data like this: If a user clicks “Delete” the […]

How to build a website — PHP navigational skeleton step by step

This brief article describes step-by-step how to build a website’s base structure using PHP. If you attempt to follow this course, you should have at least read the following articles first: HTML coding basics Learning PHP — output, calculation and variables PHP control structures — loops and conditions PHP inter-script GET and POST parameters However […]

HTML form elements

This brief article gives an introduction to HTML form elements and how they are used within web pages. A simple HTML form First of all, let’s look at how a form is used in general. 1 2 3 <form action="mailto:user@domain.de" method="POST" enctype="text/plain"> <!– Some input and/or button elements –> </form><form action="mailto:user@domain.de" method="POST" enctype="text/plain"> <!– Some […]

HTML Coding Basics

This brief article gives a step-by-step introduction to HTML coding basics. We’re heading towards simple web frontend design using basic HTML elements. Of course you could use one of the fancy visual frameworks like Twitter Bootstrap, which is totally fine, but would require that you already know about the basics of HTML in order to […]