Posted on: 4:40 pm, 19-03-2019

About MySQL

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Build your own CMS

So this is an important part. First of all, for me to explain how MYSQL works we need to make a database. Then I will show you how to manually fill the database with data so you can get the hang of how this works, and after that I will show you how to do this with MySQL queries. These queries are necessary because when we use PHP to interact with the MySQL database we have to use queries. How this works will become clear shortly.

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Posted on: 3:28 pm,

What is PHP?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Build your own CMS

So to start off you’ll have to know why we can only use PHP for this and not Javascript. Javascript and PHP are both programming languages, but the difference is that Javascript (JS) is executed client-side, and PHP is executed server-side. This means that when you load a website in your browser that contains JS, let’s say: https://isittuesday.tk/, the JS code is executed on your machine, and your machine only. Read on, or leave a reply…


Posted on: 3:27 pm,

Introduction

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Build your own CMS

While creating your own CMS is often considered an unnecessary undertaking, you might still be interested in making one. There are some very extensive CMS’s out there like WordPress and Wix.com, and competing with these is probably a little too ambitious. But you can think smaller; maybe you want to build someone a website and give them the option to change some text whenever they please. Or maybe let them add an event to a customized agenda you made. WordPress might be too complicated for some people to use when keeping their website up to date. That’s where your own simplified CMS can come in handy.

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Posted on: 4:35 am,

Hello world!

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Welcome to Wordpress

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!