Make a YouTube Clone from Scratch: JavaScript PHP and MySQL

Make a YouTube Clone from Scratch: JavaScript PHP and MySQL

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What you will learn

  • Program with an object-oriented approach

  • Handle data submissions using PHP and insert into MySQL databases


Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Navigation bars

Section 3: Video upload form

Section 4: Uploading videos

Section 5: User sign up

Section 6: Video player

Section 7: Liking and disliking videos

Section 8: Video details section

Section 9: Comment section

Section 10: Suggested videos

Section 11: Displaying videos on the home page

Section 12: Search results page

Section 13: Navigation menu

Section 14: Profile page

Section 15: Settings page

Section 16: Edit video

Course Description

Learn JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL by making the ultimate YouTube clone website completely from scratch!


  • Basic programming knowledge is great, but not needed
  • Basic object-oriented programming knowledge is a bonus
  • Any computer (Windows, Mac or Linux is fine)


Do you want to become an expert in JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL?

Do you want to build a real video upload site just like YouTube?

If so, you’re in the right place! This course will guide you step by step in creating your own YouTube clone COMPLETELY from scratch.

We’re talking the kind of website that will amaze anybody that sees it. The kind of website that will get you hired in no time!

Why let me teach you?

I work as a Software Engineer at Microsoft where I build products used by millions of people all over the world! I want to take the skills I’ve gained through years of working with some of the best developers in the world and transfer them directly to you!

I’ve taught thousands of students here on Udemy and created some of the most popular development courses on Udemy!

Okay, so what’s the course about?

I will personally guide you, step by step, in creating your own video upload site just like YouTube complete with:

  • video upload

  • video thumbnail generation

  • server-side video conversion

  • full video player

  • likes + dislikes on videos

  • full comment system with likes/dislikes, replies etc.

  • video details editing

  • account creation

  • and much more!

Whether you are a complete beginner* or an experienced programmer, this course will be massively beneficial to you.

Why should I take the course?

In the programming world, the “big 4” often consists of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon. To get a job at any of these companies, you absolutely MUST know the essentials: HTML, CSS, PHP, JQuery, JavaScript and MySQL.

If you take this course, you will have nothing to worry about because we use all of these skills extensively!


By enrolling in this course, you will have the COMPLETE support of a Microsoft Software Engineer (me). I'm always ready to answer any question you may have. Programming issues, errors, feature requests, general programming advice - it doesn't matter, I'm always happy to help! I always aim to respond to questions within a few hours and it's also worth noting that I've answered EVERY SINGLE question asked so far.

Future course discounts:

By enrolling in this course, you will get access to ALL of my current and future courses for the lowest possible discount we as instructors are capable of offering on Udemy - FOREVER

Project portfolio:

The site you create in this course will be the highlight of your project portfolio! Any potential employer who sees this project on your resume will want to hear all about it. The reason? They know that a project like this means you're familiar with the wide range of technical skills they need their employees to know.  


Finally, this project is a lot of fun and I know you'll have a great time implementing your own unique ideas as well as the ones we implement together. What are you waiting for? 

Who this course is for:

  • People who are interested in front end programming
  • Anyone who wants to make a YouTube clone!