One of the most adaptable web development languages has to be PHP. An enormous number of open source projects are built on the PHP/MySQL database stack. Spending a bit of time learning these languages will help tremendously when customizing a WordPress or Pligg CMS project. But it’s difficult to pinpoint where you should start.
I’ve collected 27 brilliant tutorials which are perfect for beginner-to-intermediate web developers. You can pick up programming knowledge from these tutorials which usually stays with you forever. Understanding how to read PHP or SQL is almost more important than learning to program. Be sure to go through a few of these tuts and share your thoughts with us in the post discussion area.
First published in June 2012; updated November 2021