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What is CodeIgniter?

CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework with a small footprint. It is powering the next generation of web apps.
CodeIgniter is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
CodeIgniter is an open source tool with 18K GitHub stars and 7.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CodeIgniter's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses CodeIgniter?

Companies
1711 companies reportedly use CodeIgniter in their tech stacks, including Accenture, WISESIGHT, and Buffer.

Developers
904 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CodeIgniter.

CodeIgniter Integrations

PHP, Laravel, KeyCDN, Deployer, and ArrowChat are some of the popular tools that integrate with CodeIgniter. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with CodeIgniter.

Why developers like CodeIgniter?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use CodeIgniter
Private Decisions at about CodeIgniter
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Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with CodeIgniter in their tech stack.

Gorka Llona
Gorka Llona
Computer Engineer & MBA · | 1 upvotes · 7.6K views
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is the MVC framework used for the PHP coding. Also, validation criteria for (database) table fields are the provided by CodeIgniter, and signatures for others are derived from those. CodeIgniter

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Megan Morsie
Megan Morsie
Front End Web Developer · | 1 upvotes · 7.7K views
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

I used CodeIgniter while working at KHM Travel Group. It was the system we used for an affiliate-based site called TravSearch, which I later replaced with a WordPress Multisite. I developed a .csv upload form to transfer all the information from the affiliate table of CodeIgniter to the user and options tables in WPMU. CodeIgniter

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CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

Integrate with some code-igniter low-level modules through composer. CodeIgniter

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Delbin Thomas
Delbin Thomas
CTO at IndianCashback · | 1 upvotes · 7.6K views
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

It is super easy to do things in PHP using codeigniter. Used the MVC architecture to create different types of pages and modules. CodeIgniter

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Saikat Chakrabortty
Saikat Chakrabortty
PHP
PHP
Laravel
Laravel
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

I have used PHP to do end to end developments , using Laravel CodeIgniter frameworks.

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Public Decisions about CodeIgniter

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose CodeIgniter in their tech stack.

Saikat Chakrabortty
Saikat Chakrabortty
Software Engineer · | 2 upvotes · 79.9K views
PHP
PHP
Laravel
Laravel
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

I have used PHP to do end to end developments , using Laravel CodeIgniter frameworks.

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Megan Morsie
Megan Morsie
Front End Web Developer · | 1 upvotes · 7.7K views
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

I used CodeIgniter while working at KHM Travel Group. It was the system we used for an affiliate-based site called TravSearch, which I later replaced with a WordPress Multisite. I developed a .csv upload form to transfer all the information from the affiliate table of CodeIgniter to the user and options tables in WPMU. CodeIgniter

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Gorka Llona
Gorka Llona
Computer Engineer & MBA · | 1 upvotes · 7.6K views
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is the MVC framework used for the PHP coding. Also, validation criteria for (database) table fields are the provided by CodeIgniter, and signatures for others are derived from those. CodeIgniter

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Romans Malinovskis
Romans Malinovskis
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

Integrate with some code-igniter low-level modules through composer. CodeIgniter

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Delbin Thomas
Delbin Thomas
CTO at IndianCashback · | 1 upvotes · 7.6K views
CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter

It is super easy to do things in PHP using codeigniter. Used the MVC architecture to create different types of pages and modules. CodeIgniter

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CodeIgniter Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CodeIgniter?
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Yii
Yii comes with: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc. It can reduce your development time significantly.
Symfony
It is written with speed and flexibility in mind. It allows developers to build better and easy to maintain websites with PHP..
Kohana
Kohana is an elegant, open source, and object oriented HMVC framework built using PHP5, by a team of volunteers. It aims to be swift, secure, and small.
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