Fast start, lot of help and great opportunities
I started learning PHP after I had mastered HTML and CSS, I started learning PHP back in 2001, so I've got a few years left to develop in PHP.
PHP is a wonderfully easy language to go to and learn, there is really much help to get from orther on the internet and there are many who are diligent to help you if you get any problems or have any questions you would like some help.
There are a lot of open soruces projects that use PHP eg. Wordpress, Dupral, osCommerce, Magento, PrestaShop Mantis Bug and many more projects are made in PHP, so you can give PHP a number of options that develop to get started with your projects.
Laravel for beginners its a video courses about Laravel framework there are written in PHP. You will learn all the basic in Laravel what you need as beginner in Laravel. I will help you to create your first project in Laravel framework. Laravel have a template engine called Blade Template Engine its very easy to understand if you can the basic HTML. You can use normal PHP code inside Laravel Blade Template Engine, so don't worry about how you can embed your PHP code inside Laravel Blade Template Engine. When you are use Laravel framework its important as beginner in Laravel to know and understand how Laravel Routes are working and how to use Laravel Routes. Before you are finished with Laravel for beginners video courses I will explain more about how you can work with Laravel ORM and how to connect to a database in Laravel framework, and I will help you to create your own custom error handling in Laravel framework.2 hours 48 min 11 videos
Why use a PDO framework in PHP, when you can learn how to build your own. I will teach you to build your own PDO abstract database class with PHP. PDO its a database connecter in PHP in the same way as mysqli are. I prefer to use PDO in all so I can change database server if needed. You will learn how you can build a abstract database class with PDO in PHP. You will learn how you can use your own abstract database class when you need to connect to your database. I will show how to connect to your MySQL database when using your own database class. Its nothing bad to use a prebuild ORM database framework like Doctrine. But why not get the very good knowledge about it when you are building your own abstract database class. You are learning more about how PDO are working by developing your own ORM in PHP. Its a very good place to start to build your own before use a framework for a ORM. When you finished with this PDO database class in PHP, you get the knowledge about to protect you self agents SQL injection in PHP by using bind params in PDO. You will get basic feature knowledge example fetch, fetchAll, execute. Then I have a little function more to your, so you can analyze your SQL query's, the function called getStatistics. 39 min 4 videos