Hello, world!

Mako is a lightweight and easy to use PHP framework based on the MVC architectural design pattern.

Check out the documentation and create something awesome!

Open source

Mako is an open source project licensed under the BSD License. This means that you can use and modify it for both commercial and open source purposes.

Easy to set up

Get started with one simple command: composer create-project mako/app.


Install and update Mako as well as third party packages and libraries using composer.

Fast & lightweight

Mako is fast and lightweight and will allow you to serve high traffic websites on modest hardware.

Database agnostic

Develop your web applications without having to worry about which RDBMS you're going to deploy on.

Developer API

Well documented source code makes it easy to understand whats going on.