1. The following topics are covered in this video:

    -How to begin and end a PHP script
    
-Using the "echo" command
    
-Creating & assigning variables
    
-Writing a function
    
-Using an include
    
-Commenting

    **Note: To append variables to other variables, use the period (.) to connect them. For example:
    $first_name = 'Nick';
$last_name = 'Ray';
echo $first_name.' '.$last_name; //this outputs "Nick Ray" with a space in between.

    To set a variable to another variable's value, just type $newVariable = $oldVariable; filling in these labels with your own.

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  2. This video discusses the following:
    -Multi-line variables
    - Function review
    - Variable Scope
    - Arrays (indexed & associative)
    - Loops overview
    - Using the "foreach" loop to streamline top navigation

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  3. Topics of this video tutorial:
    -Creating a database in phpMyAdmin for Wordpress to use
    -Downloading and moving code to appropriate place (on local machine)
    -Setting up Wordpress
    -Posts, Pages, Themes, Plugins, Widgets, and how to create a new user.

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  4. Topics covered in this video:
    -Using the while loop in PHP
    -Making big blocks of HTML easier to write by closing/opening PHP in the middle of a loop
    -Concept discussion of the DOM and Javascript
    -Introduction to jQuery
    -Linking to the jQuery file
    -$(document).ready();
    -Attaching code to an element on the page
    -Attaching code to a click event
    -Using hide(), show(), addClass(), removeClass(), css() and animate()

    *Note, not all of the code needs to be rewritten for you assignment. Choose one thing to happen when a user clicks on an element in your page.

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  5. Topics covered in this video:
    -Creating a child theme for Hybrid
    -Using "Web Developer" for Chrome/Firefox to view elements on a page
    -Skeleton child theme for Hybrid
    -Hybrid Hooks plugin

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COMM 604 - Dynamic Content

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