Best PHP Framework Used In 2017

PHP is one of the most popular web programming language and has been used by million of today’s website.

A PHP Framework is a basic platform that allows us to development Website faster and easier. It is very popular because of its easy to learn with interactive features and great HTML and database integration support.

A framework is not significant but this tools that are available to help you develop appropriate and suitable website in your time frame. Because a framework provides the ability to maintain and upgrade websites and it allows developers to comfortably reuse wide range of modules.

PHP framework list

  1. Laravel

Laravel is a free, open-source PHP web framework, and intended for the development of web applications.

Latest Version: Laravel 5.4

Why To Use Laravel:

  • Laracasts

  • Intuitive Syntax

  • Practical Application Structure

  • Artisan Code Generation

  • Out-of-the-box User Model

  • Dependency Injection Made Simple

  • Supporting Products and Packages

  1. Symfony

Symfony is a PHP web application framework and a set of reusable PHP components/libraries.

Latest Version : Symfony 3.2.3

Why To Use Symfony:

  • code-generation tools for prototyping and one-click back-end administration

  • built-in unit and functional testing framework allowing test-driven development

  • a debug panel which speeds up debugging by displaying the info needed by the developer on the very page he is working on

  • a command-line interface, which automates the application deployment between two servers

  • logging features giving administrators complete information about an application’s activities

  1. CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is an open-source software rapid development web framework, for use in building dynamic web sites with PHP.

Latest Version : CodeIgniter 3.1.3

Why To Use CodeIgniter:

        • MVC Structure

        • No PHP Version Conflicts

        • Less Chances to Mess The Code

        • Less Duplication of Code

        • Clear & Thorough Documentation

        • Most Active Online Community

        • Built-in Libraries and Helpers

        • Easy Error Handling

        • Security and Encryption

        • Easy Template Solution of Codeigniter

  1. CakePHP

CakePHP is a free, open-source, rapid development framework for PHP.

Latest Version : CakePHP 3.4.0

Why To Use CakePHP:

  • Active, friendly community

  • Flexible licensing

  • Integrated CRUD for database interaction

  • Code generation

  • MVC architecture

  • Request dispatcher with clean, custom URLs and routes

  • Built-in validation

  • Fast and flexible templating (PHP syntax, with helpers)

  • View Helpers for AJAX, JavaScript, HTML Forms and more

  1. Zend Framework

Zend Framework is an open source, object oriented web application framework for PHP 5. Zend Framework is often called a ‘component library’, because it has many loosely coupled components that you can use more or less independently.

Latest Version :3.0.1

Why To Use Zend Framework:

  • Extended classes

  • The goodness of object orientation

  • Focus on just what you require and forget everything else

  • No model implementation

  • Integrate ZF with anything

  • Test driven development practice

  • Documentation and Community

  1. Phalcon

Phalcon is an open source, full stack framework for PHP written as a C-extension, optimized for high performance.

Latest Version: Phalcon 3.0.3

Why To Use Phalcon:

  • Low overhead

  • MVC & HMVC

  • Dependency Injection

  • Autoloader

  • Routing capabilities

  • Template engines

  • Forms Builder

  • Flash Messages

  • Sharding

  • Queueing – background process

  1. Yii

Yii is an open source, object-oriented, component-based MVC PHP web application framework.

Latest Version : 2.0.11

Why To Use Yii:

  • Fast

  • CRUD Feature

  • Database tables as objects

  • Easy Form Validation

  • Great  support for Jquery and ajax

  • Inbuilt Authentication and Authorization

  1. Kohana

An elegant HMVC PHP5 framework that provides a rich set of

components for building web applications.

Latest Version : 3.3

Why To Use Kohana:

  • Build applications quickly

  • A very fast framework

  • Good debugging and profiling tools

  • Know what the framework is doing

  • Work with objects and classes

  • Write your own code

  • Community support


There is still plenty of another framework but we have mentioned some of them. Each mentioned framework’s offer different, unique and amazing features. You can use base on your requirement.

Did we miss something; feel free to drop your comment in box below.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s