Highcharts library for codeigniter
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Highchart library for Codeigniter

What is Highcharts?

Highcharts is a charting library written in pure JavaScript, offering an easy way of adding interactive charts to your web site or web application. Highcharts currently supports line, spline, area, areaspline, column, bar, pie and scatter chart types.

About this library

Note: This library is still in early development stage. Any bug report and/or ideas/improvements are welcome.

Complete documentation will be available soon.


  • generate charts from Active Record result
  • use template(s) from config file(s)
  • share global options for your charts
  • generate multiples charts in one shoot
  • output embedable js/html, json string or array
  • magic set/unset/push methods for all first level highcharts options object.

Magic methods

All first level highcharts options can be "set/push/unset", so if the API is improved, new methods will be available. Methods parameters should be arrays or object

ie :

$this->highcharts->set_global(array('useUTC' => false))

Native methods

  • set_title('title', 'subtitle')
  • set_axis_titles('x_title_text', 'y_title_text')
  • render_to('div_id') (without '#')
  • set_type('bar or area orÉ')
  • set_dimensions('width', 'height')
  • set_serie((array)options, 'serie_name')
  • set_serie_options((array)options, 'serie_name')
  • push_serie_data('value', 'serie_name')
  • push_categorie('value', 'axis'(x or y))
  • from_result((array)options)
  • add()
  • get((bool))
  • get_array((bool))
  • render()
  • clear((bool))

take a look to the source code for more informations


  • doc
  • implement choice of jquery or mootools for domready
  • generate result form html table lib ?
  • more shorcut methods

Highcharts infos

Highcharts - Interactive JavaScript charts for your web pages:

download highcharts

API reference