Make an E-commerce Site in a Weekend: Using PHP

  • 1h 29m
  • Bintu Harwani
  • Apress
  • 2015

Learn to build e-commerce sites using PHP by installing a server using WAMP, configuring MySQL for your product database, creating your product database and tables, and writing the required PHP scripts for accessing and inserting data into the database. Make an E-commerce Site in a Weekend: Using PHP details how to create shopping carts for your customers and how to set up secure payment and processing options. Even if you are an absolute beginner and don't have much programming experience, you can build a responsive, powerful, and fully featured e-commerce site quickly using the information in this book.

You will learn to:

  • Create and maintain your e-commerce website using PHP scripts
  • Create, edit, and update your product database using MySQL
  • Manage visitors to your site, create custom forms, manage session handling, and more
  • Manage shopping carts and shipping information
  • Receive money through different payment modes on the sale of merchandise

Who This Book is For:

This book is for people who want to quickly set up their first e-commerce site. The book addresses beginners w ho don’t have a deep experience in programming languages. It teaches how to build professional fully featured e-commerce websites using PHP. The book uses practical, step-by step examples to explain all of the topics required in designing, creating, and managing an interactive e-commerce web site.

About the Author

Bintu Harwani is a computer programmer and Web developer with several years of experience building content-driven Web sites using a variety of Web development technologies including PHP, Ruby, Rails, and more.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • PHP and MySQL
  • Accessing the Database Using PHP
  • Managing the Shopping Cart