Create a REAL Social Network like Facebook in PHP + MySQL

Create a REAL Social Network like Facebook in PHP + MySQL
Create a REAL Social Network like Facebook in PHP + MySQL
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 16.5 Hours | 2.97 GB

Learn how to create your very own Social Networking website from scratch! A COMPLETE walkthrough!

Ever wondered how Facebook works? Ever wanted to create your own social media website? This course will show you, step by step, how to create your own social networking website similar to the likes of Facebook and Twitter. Your finished site will have tons of cool features such as status posts, newsfeeds, user profiles, chat/messaging systems, friend systems and much more

Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced programmer, this course will be greatly beneficial to you. By the end of this course you will be more than competent with skills such as HTML, CSS, PHP, JQuery, JavaScript and MySQL. To have these skills on your portfolio/resumé will make you highly desirable to potential employers as it proves that you have an understanding of all aspects of web development.

Table of Contents

Welcome Info and Setup
1 So what is my site going to look like Preview of product
2 Downloading the web server - Its easy
3 Creating our database
4 Inserting Values into our Test Table

Register Sign Up Form
5 Lets create the register form
6 Getting values from the form
7 Checking that the Emails Match
8 Creating the Users Table
9 Checking that the Email Hasnt Already Been Used
10 Validating Remaining Values
11 Storing Values in Session Variables
12 Storing the Error Messages
13 Displaying the Error Messages to the User
14 Generating a Unique Username
15 Giving the User a Random Profile Picture
16 Inserting the Values into our Database
17 Finishing touches - Finally

Login Form
18 Improving efficiency - Only 2 extra lines of code
19 Creating the login form
20 Writing the Login Handler
21 Handling Login Errors
22 Reopening a Closed Account

Styling the RegisterLogin Page
23 Setup and Introduction to CSS
24 Adding our Page Background Image
25 White Panel Background
26 Panel Header
27 Using Custom Fonts
28 Styling the Input Boxes
29 Showing and Hiding the RegisterLogin Forms
30 Register Page Finishing Touch

Building the Foundation of Our Site
31 Header Page and Redirecting Users not Logged in
32 Adding Twitter Bootstrap
33 Creating the Blue Top Bar
34 Making a Simple Site Logo
35 Navigation Bar Icons

Starting the Index Page
36 Creating the Main User Details Column Structure
37 Styling the User Details Panel
38 Adding Data to the User Details Panel
39 Creating the Newsfeed Column - Part 1
40 Creating the Newsfeed Column - Part 2
41 The HTAccess File
42 Creating our Newsfeed Database Tables
43 Object Oriented Programming - The User Class
44 Posting Status Updates - Part 1
45 Posting Status Updates - Part 2
46 The Forgotten Logout Button

Newsfeed - Getting Posts
47 Loading Posts - Part 1
48 Loading Posts - Part 2 Checking if Account is Closed
49 Loading Posts - Part 3 Getting the Timestamp
50 Loading Posts - Part 4 Output to Newsfeed
51 Styling the Posts
52 Infinite Scrolling Auto Load Posts - Part 1
53 Infinite Scrolling Auto Load Posts - Part 2
54 Infinite Scrolling Auto Load Posts - Part 3
55 Infinite Scrolling Auto Load Posts - Part 4
56 Our Infinite Scrolling System - Explained

Newsfeed - Extra Features
57 isFriend function - Is user A friends with user B
58 Only Showing Posts from Friends
59 Posting Comments - Part 1
60 Posting Comments - Part 2
61 Displaying the Comment Section - Posting our First Comment
62 Loading comments - Part 1
63 Loading comments - Part 2
64 Styling the Comments - Part 1
65 Styling the Comments - Part 2
66 Displaying Number of Comments for Each Post
67 When Link is Clicked Dont Show Comments
68 Like Button - Part 1
69 Like Button - Part 2
70 Like Button Handler
71 Unlike Button Handler Undoing a Like
72 Like Button Styling

Profile Page
73 Creating the Left Profile Bar
74 Styling the Left Profile Bar
75 Add Friend Buttons - Part 1
76 Add Friend Buttons - Part 2
77 Friend Button Styling
78 Remove Friend Functionality
79 Add Friend Functionality
80 Creating the Friend Requests Page
81 Accepting and Ignoring Friend Requests
82 Styling the Friend Request Buttons
83 Showing the Popup Post Form
84 Creating our Main JavaScript File
85 Submit Post Ajax Form
86 Adding the Delete Post Button
87 Delete Button Functionality and Styling
88 Profile Page Newsfeed
89 Profile Page Newsfeed - Finishing Touches
90 Mutual Friends Calculation
91 Displaying the Mutual Friends Count
92 Uploading Profile Pictures

Messaging System
93 Making a Start on the Messages Page
94 Retrieving the Most Recently Interacted with User
95 Creating the Messages Table
96 Messages Page Heading
97 Message Form Setup
98 Sending Messages
99 Retrieving the Messages - Part 1
100 Retrieving the Messages - Part 2
101 Styling the Message Form
102 Styling the Messages
103 Automatically Scrolling to Most Recent Message
104 Getting the Conversation List
105 Getting the Latest Message from Each Conversation
106 Getting the Conversations List - Finishing Off
107 Styling the Conversations List
108 New Message - Part 1
109 New Message - Part 2
110 New Message - Part 3
111 Styling the New Message Page
112 Profile Page Messages - Setting up the Tabs
113 Profile Page Messages - Adding our Message System
114 Profile Page Messages - Sending the Messages

Dropdown Message Box From Navigation Menu
115 Setting up our HTML
116 Writing our JavaScript Function
117 Creating our Ajax File
118 Retrieving the Data for our Dropdown Window
119 Configuring the Return String
120 Dropdown Message Box Styling
121 Infinite Scrolling - Part 1
122 Infinite Scrolling - Part 2
123 Adding the Message Badge to the Navigation Bar
124 Notification Badge Styling

125 Creating the Notifications Table
126 Creating the Notifications Class
127 Adding the Notification Badge to the Navigation Bar
128 Insert Notifications Function
129 Profile Post Notifications
130 Liked Post Notifications
131 Comment on Post Notifications
132 Sending a Notification to all Commenters
133 Inserting Notifications - Bug Fixes
134 Notifications Dropdown - Part 1
135 Notifications Dropdown - Part 2
136 Styling the Notifications Dropdown
137 Notifications Dropdown - Bug Fix
138 Creating the Page to View a Single Post
139 Writing the Function to get a Single Post
140 Setting Notifications to Opened
141 Friend Requests Notification Badge

Live Search
142 Search Form Setup
143 Search Form Styling
144 Search Form JavaScript
145 Get Live Search Users Function
146 Creating our Live Search Ajax Page
147 Deciding which Query to use
148 Configuring the Return String
149 Debugging...
150 Styling the Search Form Dropdown Results
151 Hiding the Live Search Results when Clicking Away

Search Results Page
152 Making a Start to our Search Results Page
153 Showing the Number of Results Found
154 Displaying the Friend Button next to each Result
155 Configuring the Return String
156 Styling the Search Results
157 Adding Functionality to the Friend Buttons

Account Settings Page
158 Linking to the Upload Profile Picture Page
159 Creating the User Details Forms
160 Adding Functionality to the Update Details Form
161 Debugging the Update Details Form
162 Adding Functionality to the Update Password Form
163 Creating the Close Account Form
164 Close Account Functionality
165 Styling the Settings Page

Extra Features
166 Posting YouTube Videos from a URL
167 Embedded YouTube Link Bug Fix
168 Calculating Trending Words - Preparing the Post
169 Calculating Trending Words - Analysing the Post
170 Outputting the Trending Words

Conclusion - You Made It
171 Thank you for Watching
172 Basic Information on Web Hosting

Requested Features
173 Uploading Images to the Newsfeed
174 Uploading Images to the Newsfeed - Part 2