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!

Get started with one single command!
composer create-project mako/app:4.* <project name>

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.

Fast & lightweight

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

Database agnostic

Develop your application without having to worry about which RDBMS it is going to be deployed on.


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

Developer API

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