PHP Composer

Open-source PHP projects categorized as Composer

Top 23 PHP Composer Projects

  • GitHub repo Composer

    Dependency Manager for PHP

    Project mention: Why PHP is a fantastic language to program in | | 2021-04-06


  • GitHub repo Cachet

    📛 An open source status page system for everyone. (by CachetHQ)

    Project mention: Down detector for home? | | 2021-04-01
  • GitHub repo Medoo

    The lightweight PHP database framework to accelerate development

  • GitHub repo Laravel-Zero

    A PHP framework for console artisans

  • GitHub repo Satis

    Simple static Composer repository generator - For a full private Composer repo use Private Packagist

    Project mention: Private Packagist vs Repman? | | 2021-02-18
  • GitHub repo laravel-messenger

    Simple user messaging package for Laravel

    Project mention: recommend me a message package | | 2021-03-02
  • GitHub repo Hprose-PHP

    Hprose is a cross-language RPC. This project is Hprose 3.0 for PHP

  • GitHub repo laravel-hashids

    A Hashids bridge for Laravel

    Project mention: Changing user id increments to generated string | | 2021-02-23

    if you don't use the full uuid, then it won't be unique, right? You'd be better off using or something that hashes based on the id

  • GitHub repo PHPCompatibility

    PHP Compatibility check for PHP_CodeSniffer

    Project mention: What is a good tool to check codebase compatibility with PHP 8? | | 2021-04-12

    - phpCompatibility ( works with PHPCs, but seems that targeting PHP8 is a mixed bag (judging by issues that mention some check as WIP)

  • GitHub repo drupal-project

    :rocket: Composer template for Drupal projects. Quick installation via "composer create-project drupal-composer/drupal-project"

    Project mention: A minimal Drupal 9 local development environment | | 2021-02-28

    To update the Drupal core, it is slightly different than the Composer template for Drupal projects way to go, if you are used to it.

  • GitHub repo wordplate

    WordPlate is a wrapper around WordPress. It makes developers life easier. It is just like building any other WordPress website with themes and plugins. Just with sprinkles on top.

    Project mention: The popular Underscores starter theme seems to be dead, what to use instead? | | 2021-03-02

    Wordplate, seems to go with the flow and adds just a thin layer on top of standard WP.

  • GitHub repo laravel-stats

    📈 Get insights about your Laravel or Lumen Project

    Project mention: What dev composer packages are a must have? | | 2021-02-16

    wnx/laravel-stats: My own package to see how big my app actually is.

  • GitHub repo composer-patches

    Simple patches plugin for Composer

    Project mention: Modifying a Package Controller | | 2021-03-11 - this lets you patch packages when they are pulled in by Composer. I have used it in the past to get minor bugfixes into a project ASAP without having to wait for upstream or forking the entire package.

  • GitHub repo Halite

    High-level cryptography interface powered by libsodium

  • GitHub repo Composer Merge Plugin

    Merge one or more additional composer.json files at Composer runtime

    Project mention: Extra dev-dependency for me but not for other team members? | | 2021-01-23

    composer-merge-plugin (unfortunately no composer 2 support yet) and a local, gitignored file for dependencies like that should do the trick.

  • GitHub repo composer-unused

    Show unused composer dependencies by scanning your code

  • GitHub repo composer-normalize

    :musical_note: Provides a composer plugin for normalizing composer.json.

  • GitHub repo WordPress Packagist

    WordPress Packagist — manage your plugins with Composer

  • GitHub repo AntiXSS

    ㊙️ AntiXSS | Protection against Cross-site scripting (XSS) via PHP

  • GitHub repo Arrayy

    🗃 Array manipulation library for PHP, called Arrayy!

    Project mention: What do you consider to be PHP's most underrated feature/function? | | 2021-01-01

    combined example:

  • GitHub repo unused-scanner

    Detect unused composer dependencies

  • GitHub repo mozart

    Developers tool for WordPress plugins: Wraps all your projects dependencies in your own namespace, in order to prevent conflicts with other plugins loading the same dependencies in different versions. (by coenjacobs)

    Project mention: 🍾 GraphQL API for WordPress is now scoped, thanks to PHP-Scoper! | | 2021-03-31

    Mozart, for WordPress code

  • GitHub repo Repman

    Repman - PHP Repository Manager: packagist proxy and host for private packages

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-12.


What are some of the best open-source Composer projects in PHP? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 Composer 25,003
2 Cachet 11,996
3 Medoo 4,308
4 Laravel-Zero 2,629
5 Satis 2,583
6 laravel-messenger 2,031
7 Hprose-PHP 1,920
8 laravel-hashids 1,628
9 PHPCompatibility 1,570
10 drupal-project 1,459
11 wordplate 1,433
12 laravel-stats 1,401
13 composer-patches 1,038
14 Halite 940
15 Composer Merge Plugin 724
16 composer-unused 660
17 composer-normalize 607
18 WordPress Packagist 563
19 AntiXSS 410
20 Arrayy 369
21 unused-scanner 367
22 mozart 280
23 Repman 279