CodeIgniter User Guide Version 2.1.3

Tutorial − Introduction

This tutorial is intended to introduce you to the CodeIgniter framework and the basic principles of MVC architecture. It will show you how a basic CodeIgniter application is constructed in step-by-step fashion.

In this tutorial, you will be creating a basic news application. You will begin by writing the code that can load static pages. Next, you will create a news section that reads news items from a database. Finally, you'll add a form to create news items in the database.

This tutorial will primarily focus on:

The entire tutorial is split up over several pages, each explaining a small part of the functionality of the CodeIgniter framework. You'll go through the following pages:

Enjoy your exploration of the CodeIgniter framework.