CodeIgniter vs. Yii Framework

As of June 2019, CodeIgniter is ranked 4th in PHP Frameworks vs Yii Framework which is ranked 6th in PHP Frameworks. CodeIgniter is most compared with Symfony, CakePHP and Zend Framework. Yii Framework is most compared with Symfony, CakePHP and CodeIgniter.
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1,787 views|1,106 comparisons
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Overview
CodeIgniter is a an agile, open-source PHP framework with a very small footprint. Essentially, it is a collection of refactored classes originally written for EllisLab's flagship CMS. Stripped of the application-specific functionality, CodeIgniter was made to be a simple and elegant toolkit, enabling rapid development of both web sites and web applications, attracting thousands of talented PHP developers.Yii is a free, open-source, PHP framework best for developing both web applications and APIs. It comes with rich features: MVC, DAO/ActiveRecord, I18N/L10N, caching, authentication and role-based access control, scaffolding, testing, etc.
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