Basic App is a free, open-source, self-hosted CMS platform based on the CodeIgniter 4 PHP Framework.
Basic App is designed to provide a quick start for sites made on CodeIgniter 4 and to take over the implementation of the basic functions of a modern web application.
- Backend area (auth, main menu, options menu, tables, forms)
Create a new application using Composer:
composer create-project --stability=dev --keep-vcs --prefer-dist basic-app/basic-app demoapp
The command installs the application in a directory named
demoapp. You can choose a different directory name if you want.
Configure application settings (base url, timezone, database) in the
Execute commands via shell:
php spark migrate -all php spark ba:update php spark ba:seed
Set document root to
Access backend by opening
http://example.com/admin in a browser.
login: admin password: admin
You can change the administrator password in the
- Database (MySQL or MariaDB)
- Webserver (Apache or Nginx)
PHP version 7.2 or higher is required, with the following extensions installed:
Additionally, make sure that the following extensions are enabled in your PHP: