This version of the documentation is for CakePHP 3.x. Go here for the CakePHP 2.x documentation.
CakePHP 3 is a web development framework running on PHP 7 (min. PHP 5.5.9). Read CakePHP at a Glance to get an introduction to the fundamentals of CakePHP 3.
The CakePHP cookbook is an openly developed and community editable documentation project. Notice the pencil icon button fixated against the right wall; it will direct you to the GitHub online editor of the active page, allowing you to contribute any additions, deletions, or corrections to the documentation.
Read the Book Anywhere
Enjoy the CakePHP cookbook almost anywhere. Available as both a PDF and EPUB, you can now read it on more devices, as well as offline.
Learning a new framework can be intimidating and exciting at the same time. To help you along, we have created a cookbook packed with examples and recipes to get the common tasks completed. If you are new, you should start off with the Quick Start Guide as it will give you a quick tour of what CakePHP has to offer and how it works.
After you’ve finished the Bookmarker Tutorial, you can brush up on the key elements in a CakePHP application: