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Jelix is an open-source PHP framework for web applications

A strong framework


Since 2006, Jelix offers modern solutions for your web site and application projects:

  • An architecture in reusable modules: capitalize on your development
  • An MVC logic and a structured organization of files for easy maintenance
  • Plugins to extend jelix components
  • Many simple APIs
  • A performance core for exigent web sites

Fast and easy developments


Jelix offers components and tools to develop faster:

Reuse in your applications, modules and plugins availables on booster.jelix.org



The framework provides several components: an ORM, a form system, a template engine, an event system, an authentication, a rights management...

Without forgetting the multi-language and management of graphic themes.

Easily develop your Web services, whether REST-Full, SOAP, xml-rpc, ajax etc.

Quality and strength


A robustness at all levels:

  • Security first : in forms, authentication...
  • An advanced errors management, and following used protocols
  • Thousand unit tests on Jelix components
  • PHPUnit or Simpletest integration for your own tests



A quick and easy deployment thanks to the installation and update system of Jelix.

Some optimized éditions of Jelix, "Optimized" or "Gold", bring you high performance in your production environments.

Do you release your application to wide audience? Configure the wizard of jelix, and your application is installed and ready to use in few clicks

Choose Jelix!


The users of the community of jelix, and a professional support (in France), are here to assist you in using the framework.

From the web site of millions visitors a day, to the intranet application or the e-commerce store, hundreds of projects are based on Jelix. Why not yours?

They use Jelix

  • Transatel
  • 3Liz
  • Over-Blog
  • BNP Parisbas
  • Kayuko

Since 2011, Transatel has chosen Jelix to develop their frontend applications, used by their business customers. These applications allow to manage millions of SIM cards (Individual or 'Machine To Machine' cards). Their customers are Everything Everywhere (a joint-venture of Orange and T-Mobile in UK), Mobistars and many others MVNO.

3Liz, specialized into solutions on geographic information systems, provides web applications like LizMap, using Jelix

Jelix motorized the biggest european blog platform, over-blog.com (2006-2012).
Over-blog was one of the first user of Jelix.

BNP Parisbas, one of the biggest french bank, use jelix in some of their intranet applications.

Jelix motorized the DVD prices comparison engine of Kayuko, and their customer projects.

And much more...


Mini tutorial
To discover Jelix
Full manual
Online and in PDF, to learn concepts and the use of components
Detailled reference of APIs
Enter in the core of Jelix


Enjoy plugins and modules from the community to boost your projects
Ask your questions on the forum
Live discussion with your preferred IRC client or on the web site
Last blog post about Jelix from the community


Jelix on Github!
Fork and propose improvements
Issues tracker
Report bugs or feature requests


Release of Jelix 1.6.5

# 10/27/2015, Laurent.

Following other branches releases yesterday, a new maintenance version of the branch 1.6 has been released. It fixes some few bugs, and brings improvements, like the removal of the dependency between the jauthdb_admin module and the jauth module, allowing to use jCommunity with master_admin.

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