Introduction to Codeigniter
PHP CodeIgniter

Introduction to Codeigniter

Mishel Shaji
Mishel Shaji

CodeIgniter is an open-source PHP framework. It is based on MVC (Model View Controller) pattern. You can download CodeIgniter from here.

It’s a powerful and an easy-to-learn framework with a very small footprint. The first public version of CodeIgniter was released on February 28, 2006. The source code of CodeIgniter is available on GitHub.

Why CodeIgniter?

  • Easy to learn.
  • Easy to set-up.
  • Easy to deploy.
  • Lightweight.
  • Easier configuration and customization of configuration files.

At the time of writing this post, the latest version of Codeigniter was 3.1.9. Other Frameworks which you can consider is Laravel and Yii.