Codeigniter is a powerful PHP framework with small footprint mainly targeted for PHP coders. The main aim of Codeigniter Framework is to enable developers with rapid code building. It helps in building full featured web applications with simple and elegant toolkit. Codegniter framework lessens the trouble of building ponderously large and undocumented frameworks. Codeigniter Framework provides excellent performance by offering clear and thorough documentation. Codeigniter Framework does not require building of large scale monolithic libraries. It also provides wide compatibility with standard hosting. The first version of Codeigniter was released on 28th February 2006. The latest stable version Codeigniter 2.1.4 was released on 8th July 2013.