Best PHP Web Frameworks Software

PHP is a language concentrated on server-side scripting. PHP web frameworks provide standards to build and deploy web applications written in PHP. These tools provide an architectural layout for programming in PHP. Developers use them to connect databases, eliminate repetitive coding, and systemize build processes. Business benefits include accessing FTP servers and both relational databases and non-relational databases. PHP usage has evolved over time from a standard server-side scripting to usage for developing many command line and graphical user interface applications.

There is a strong relationship between PHP web frameworks and other web frameworks since they all prive standards, testing and deployment tools. Still, not all web application frameworks provide cross-language support.

To qualify for inclusion in the PHP Web Frameworks category, a product must:

  • Provide standards for PHP builds and deployments
  • Provide automation capabilities for PHP web application development
  • Provide PHP-compatible libraries, templates, or management tools
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    The PHP Framework For Web Artisans

    The most popular framework for modern, high-performing PHP applications

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

    Symfony is a set of PHP Components, a Web Application framework, a Philosophy, and a Community — all working together in harmony.

    The Fast, Secure and Professional PHP Framework

    Flow is a web application platform enabling developers creating excellent web solutions and bring back the joy of coding.

    Laravel, an MVC based PHP framework is equipped with strong web development features and best practices like amazing ORM, simple routing, powerful queue library, and simple authentication; it makes itself a first choice for PHP web development. A highly efficient MVC framework for PHP that makes your code simple, beautiful and sustainable as well as scalable.

    A full-stack PHP framework delivered as a C-extension

    The PHP micro-framework based on the Symfony2 Components

    SilverStripe is the intuitive content management system and flexible framework loved by editors and developers alike. Equip your web teams to achieve outstanding results

    Biny is a tiny, high-performance PHP framework for web applications.

    fortrabbit is a fully automated, self provisioning cloud hosting platform for PHP.

    FuelPHP is a simple, flexible, community driven PHP 5.3+ framework

    Kohana is a HMVC PHP5 framework that provides a set of components for building web applications.

    MODX Revolution is an Open Source Content Management System (CMS)

    A popular tool for PHP web development.

    Yii PHP framework is the best open source rich PHP 5 framework for developing web 2.0 applications. Yii comes with numerous automated tools that make his programming easier.

    Agavi is a powerful, scalable PHP5 application framework that follows the MVC paradigm. It enables developers to write clean, maintainable and extensible code.

    Article Publisher PRO is a PHP/MySQL article management system.

    Banshee is a PHP website framework, which aims at being secure, fast and easy to use.

    Centmin Mod is a LEMP stack shell menu based auto installer.

    ClipBucket is an open source and freely downloadable PHP script that will let you start your own video sharing website.

    Build, provision, deploy and manage your PHP sites easily, all on your own servers.

    EC HYIP provides bug free and highly secured PHP HYIP script with multiple payment gateways and advance referral settings.

    A powerful yet easy-to-use PHP micro-framework designed to help you build dynamic and robust web applications

    Hazaar MVC is an advanced and flexible PHP 5.3+ framework designed for rapid development of today's dynamic, real-time web applications.

    Horde Application Framework is a general-purpose web application framework in PHP.

    Pro Chat Rooms is a multi-user chat room script written in PHP/MySQL/Ajax and includes a wide range of features.

    Open Source Content Management Framework

    li_ is the fast, flexible and most RAD development framework for PHP

    Melis is a Content Management System and eCommerce platform to achieve and manage websites from a single web interface.

    The modern well architected PHP framework

    Scriptcase PHP Generator is a tool to increase web development productivity saving time and increasing profits.

    Simbix Framework is a platform for the development of modern web applications

    Secure My Files is a powerful utility that helps you encrypt your files fast and secure. Secure My Files allows you to create Secure Bins to encrypt your files in, set special permissions to files and folders and deny access and password protect removable drives.

    Protect your applications with PHP encoding

    The Zend PHP Development Suite is designed to help PHP developers create applications faster by providing all the necessary tools right off the bat. It includes a fully optimized PHP stack, a complete IDE for development, unique server side debugging tools, application code protection technologies, a license management tool to facilitate distribution, and many wizards for easier application deployment on private servers or cloud platforms. All the PHP tools you need in one place.