The lightweight & faster PHP MVC Framework

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.

Official CodeIgniter Website

Download & Documentation

A great tutorial -

Some beautiful plugins :

codeigniter-model :

CodeIgniter 3 Active Record (ORM) Standard Model with Laravel Eloquent & Yii2 AR like

CodeIgniter 3 Active Record (ORM) Standard Model supported Read & Write Connections. This ORM Model extension is collected into yidas/codeigniter-pack which is a complete solution for Codeigniter framework.

  • ORM Model with Elegant patterns as Laravel Eloquent ORM & Yii2 Active Record

  • CodeIgniter Query Builder integration

  • Timestamp Behavior & Validation & Soft Deleting & Query Scopes support

  • Read & Write Splitting for Replications

This package provide Base Model which extended CI_Model and provided full CRUD methods to make developing database interactions easier and quicker for your CodeIgniter applications.

CodeIgniter-Ion-Auth :

Simple and Lightweight Auth System for CodeIgniter

The future of authentication by Ben Edmunds

Simple and lightweight authentication for your CodeIgniter apps.

Ion Auth 2 dropped any backwards compatibility and made things more awesome.

Ion Auth 3, while not dropping as much backwards compatibility, made things even more awesome!

URL: CodeIgniter-Ion-Auth

codeigniter-modular-extensions-hmvc :

Modular Extensions - HMVC makes the CodeIgniter PHP framework modular.

Modular Extensions - HMVC makes the CodeIgniter PHP framework modular. Modules are groups of independent components (typically, controller, model and view) arranged in one application sub-directory that can be dropped into other CodeIgniter applications.

URL : codeigniter-modular-extensions-hmvc

IgnitedDatatables :

Ignited Datatables - wrapper of server-side datatables

Ignited Datatables is a wrapper class/library based on the native Datatables server-side implementation by Allan Jardine found at for CodeIgniter.

URL : Ignited Datatables repository

CRUDigniter :

The automatic crud generator for CodeIgniter

Generate your CRUD. The easy way. CRUDigniter allows you to automatically create complete Codeigniter CRUD for your database tables, with form validation rules, column associations and form controls.