MVCLight demo application

MVCLight is a lightweight MVC framework written in PHP, suitable for custom projects where a home-brew MVC base is needed, and for educational purposes. It is based on the MVC tutorial by

Basic Model View Controller architecture

MVCLight includes a simple MVC folder tree with a detached webroot folder.Like many other frameworks, the application is contained separately from the framework itself.

Picture of the MVCLight directory structure

Review its main features:


For questions, comments or doubts you can contact the developer at

You can download MVCLight framework here or synchronize from the SVN repository.
Current version: 0.1a.


Controller: home Action: index
# 0 1.213 ms: loading registry # 1 2.873 ms: loading router # 2 1.026 ms: loading controller # 3 0.125 ms: launching action
# 4 5.243 ms: total to launch action
# 5 0.103 ms: Total to execute queries
# 6 0.006 ms: Loading view home/index # 7 0.190 ms: Loading view elements/title # 8 0.076 ms: Loading view home/ajax/mvc # 9 0.092 ms: Loading view elements/menu #10 0.033 ms: Loading view layout
#11 0.418 ms: Total to load views
#12 5.772 ms: total execution time