eCommerce... Discussion Boards... Online Communities... even Online Games... They all have one thing in common: They require users to login and create accounts. Understanding how to correctly create a login script is an important skill for any web developer. In this compact and crisp course, Alex Bowers takes you through the basics for creating a user management system in PHP. You'll learn how to properly set up the database, use encryption, deal with errors and more. You can use this course as a template for your own user management system. In two hours, you'll learn everything you need to know to create a user logins, secure them and integrate the user login system in to just about any type of web site.