Full course description
W3schools is the world's largest web developer learning site. Complete the learning modules, pass the exam, and get the certification trusted by top companies and institutions worldwide.
Upgrade your CV by documenting your PHP knowledge with the W3schools PHP certification.
Join +50,000 certified developers that trusted W3schools certificates to jumpstart their careers!
Exam fee: $95
Exam level: Foundational
Certification exam: Included
Certification: Certified PHP Developer
Time to complete: Around 20 hours
Start learning PHP with the w3schools course to improve your Web Development skills.
PHP is a server scripting language, and a powerful tool for making dynamic and interactive Web pages.
PHP is a widely-used, free, and efficient alternative to competitors such as Microsoft's ASP.
This is a structured and interactive version of the w3schools PHP Tutorial together with the w3schools certification.
The course is self-paced with text based modules, practical interactive examples and exercises to check your understanding as you progress. Complete the modules and the final certification exam to get the w3schools certification.
What you will learn:
- How to generate dynamic page content.
- How to manage files and databases.
- How to control user-access and encrypt data.
How does it work?
Step 1: Course enrollment
Enroll by paying the enrollment fee and gain access to the course and final exam. There is no deadline to take the exam.
All questions in the exam are based on W3Schools content.
Step 2: Complete the course learning modules
The courses are self-paced with text based modules, practical interactive examples and exercises to check your understanding as you progress.
Complete the learning modules to unlock the final exam.
Step 3: Take the exam
The exams are taken at the end of each course after finishing the course learning modules.
Immediately after completing the exam, you will be informed of your score and of your pass/fail status.
If you fail, or want to improve your score, you can take the exam one more time. The best result of the three attempts will count.
Step 4: Become certified
Pass the exams and get your certifications and your Certified Developer titles!
Each certificate gets a unique link that can be shared with others.
Validate your certification with the link or QR code.
Step 5: Share your achievement
Upgrade your CV as well as your LinkedIn profile and share your achievement with the world. With W3schools is as easy as a, b, c.
Just go to 'My certificates' in your personal area and you would be able to add as well as share your certificate in LinkedIn with just one click!
Check out what it looks like in this example!
Share your certificate on LinkedIn in the Certifications section in just one click.
Standalone certification exam
This is the self-paced course requiring completion of all the course materials and exercises before the exam. If you already know PHP, and just want to take the certification exam you can find it here: