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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Web Design: PHP and WordPress

This course develops skills for building database driven, dynamically generated websites using current dynamic scripting languages, content management system (CMS) applications, and presentation semantics with PHP, WordPress, and CSS, respectively. Students develop dynamic websites and CMS web applications as a basis for creating professional, commercial, or other dynamic, interactive applications. Topics include PHP scripting fundamentals, integrating dynamic content with HTML and CSS, understanding WordPress as a CMS, customizing and creating WordPress themes and plugins, leveraging web design software, such as Dreamweaver and/open-source code editors to create professional data-driven websites, and designing dynamic websites with issues of accessibility and device responsiveness in mind.

Subject: MAT
Course Number: 225
Section Number: 1657
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office: Online only
Office hours: TBA
Phone: 619-594-2192
Instructor notes: This class will focus on procedural PHP scripting and development of content management systems. Students should have prior HTML and CSS skills before taking this course.

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