CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP framework with a very small footprint. The framework is built for PHP coders who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications.

Features of the CodeIgniter PHP Framework

  • Small footprint framework.
  • Exceptional performance.
  • Compatibility with standard hosting accounts that run a variety of PHP versions and configurations.
  • Nearly zero configuration requirements.
  • No command line requirements.
  • No restrictive coding rules.
  • Not interested in large-scale monolithic libraries like PEAR.
  • No forcing to learn a templating language (although a template parser is optionally available if you desire one).
  • Eschew complexity, favoring simple solutions.
  • Clear, thorough documentation.