What is PHPLucidFrame?

  • PHPLucidFrame (a.k.a LucidFrame) is a mini application development framework - a toolkit for PHP developers. It provides logical structure and several helper utilities for web application development. It uses a functional architecture to simplify the development of complex applications.

    PHPLucidFrame is especially designed for PHP, MySQL and Apache. It is simple, fast and easy to install.


  • Almost zero configuration - just configure your database setting and you are ready to go.
    No complex JSON, XML, YAML or vHost configuration.


  • Supports a wide range of web application development features:
    Datatase access API Security control URL routing Validation helpers Internationalization & Localization
    User authentication API Schema Manager Database Seeding Shell & Console Tool Ajax


  • No template engine to eliminate overhead of template processing and to save your storage from template cache files.


  • This is not a framework that rules you, but helps you.
    Simple is always the best.

Download 1.14.0 stable

Check the Release Note 1.14.0 stable

PHPLucidFrame is suitable for you if...

  • You are new to any web application development framework.
  • You are not familiar with MVC or OOP or any software architectural pattern.
  • You are tired of M.V.C objects.
  • You are interested in simple vanilla PHP with small learning curve.
  • You want a lightweight and speedy framework.
  • You are not interested in large-scale libraries and components.
  • You want no more template language to learn.
  • You want zero configuration and broad compatibility with hosting that you don't have right to configure your server.

The Road of PHPLucidFrame Development is now on Trello....

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