CodeIgniter / EllisLab Development

CodeIgniter is one of the world’s most popular Open Source PHP frameworks, used by thousands of developers powering hundreds of thousands of sites, in addition to being deployed as the underpinning of every ExpressionEngine installation. As of this writing it is the second most watched PHP project hosted at GitHub, surpassing Slim, Yii, CakePHP, Zend, and Laravel in either followers, contributors, or both. It has the highest number of forks of any PHP project at GitHub of all time. It is used by everyone from AT&T to Home Depot to, to Rachael Ray to Magento to the Mail & Guardian, to the Universities of Missouri, Michigan, Texas, Georgia, and more (Sources:, And it is used as the server-side back end for many mobile apps.

  • Security through obscurity – hackers are writing scripts for popular CMSs, not custom CMSs.
  • Custom functionality – sometimes the purpose or function of a site is specialized enough that a custom CMS doesn’t address the site requirements in the most efficient manner.
  • Cleaner code – sometimes a site may be so simple and focused that you don’t need all the bells and whistles of WordPress or Drupal, and the code can be cleaner and less bloated.
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By Sean Michael Kerner (TechRepublic)

Your clients are a demanding bunch. You, the Web developer, are interested in creating a customized, branded solution to offer to your clients. Customizing a "new" CMS based on an open source CMS framework can bridge the gap between a pure open source CMS product and a commercial CMS.

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CodeIgniter Rocks

CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP framework with a very small footprint, built for PHP coders who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured web applications. CodeIgniter is a proven, agile & open PHP web application framework powering the next generation of web apps.

We're obsessed with making each custom CMS simple, intuitive, and extremely easy to use.

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Get in touch and we'll be happy to demo some of the content management systems we have built for other clients.

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