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 2.880 ms: loading registry # 1 6.124 ms: loading router # 2 2.160 ms: loading controller # 3 0.161 ms: launching action
# 4 11.328 ms: total to launch action
# 5 35.041 ms: Total to execute queries
# 6 0.005 ms: Loading view home/index # 7 21.225 ms: Loading view elements/title # 8 9.509 ms: Loading view home/ajax/mvc # 9 7.148 ms: Loading view elements/menu #10 0.036 ms: Loading view layout
#11 38.016 ms: Total to load views
#12 84.389 ms: total execution time