CodeIgniter is an open source PHP web framework. CodeIgniter assists PHP Framework developers to build user friendly, rapid and dynamic web applications and websites. CodeIgniter has rich built in libraries which helps the PHP developers to develop the application in a rapid manner by reducing the time line to write the code from scratches. CodeIgniter is a suitable framework for your project, if you need zero configuration, MVC framework, Exceptional performance, coding rules, structured coding.
All components of CodeIgniter framework are fully object oriented PHP 5 compliant. CodeIgniter is a rapid development framework for PHP. Extensible use of MVC architecture supports PHP based layouts and templates. MVC framework presents separate presentation from business logics or business needs. Web applications can be built rapidly because it has a rich in-built library.