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Eclipse PHP Development Tools


The PHP IDE project delivers a PHP Integrated Development Environment framework for the Eclipse platform. This project encompasses the development components necessary to develop PHP-based Web Applications and facilitates extensibility. It leverages the existing Web Tools Project in providing developers with PHP capabilities.


  • Syntax Highlighting
  • Syntax Validation
  • Content Assist
  • Code Navigation
  • PHP Debugging (Zend Debugger / Xdebug)
  • PHP Profiling (Zend Debugger / Xdebug)
  • PHPUnit
  • Code Formatter
  • Refactoring
  • Code Templates
  • Remote Projects
  • Power of Eclipse Ecosystem


Eclipse Package for PHP Developers

The essential starting point for PHP developers, including a PHP language support, a Git client, XML Editor and Mylyn, Terminal.

Click on the links below to start downloading package for specific OS. You have to install Java in your system.

Update existing Eclipse

In Eclipse, click Help -> Install New Software and work with *:

Eclipse Install&Update Dialog

If you're looking for developer builds, try out **:

All downloads are provided under the terms and conditions of the Software User Agreement unless otherwise specified.

 * - Latest stable:
** - Latest nightly:


The experience of developing PHP application with PDT can be extended with a large variety of plugins created by the Eclipse ecosystem. Below are open source projects and commercial products that are built on top of PDT or are integrated with PDT.

PDT Extensions group

Open source plugins that extend or integrate with PDT

CS-Fixer :: Symfony :: YAML :: Twig :: Smarty :: CoffeeScript :: Markdown :: reStructuredText :: Gherkin :: Vrapper :: Emmet :: JSHint :: Closure :: Less :: Log Viewer :: ANSI Console :: Copyright Wizard

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PDT is an Open Source project and we welcome everyone who's interested to contribute his or her source code or help project in some other way. Visit our wiki page to learn how to get source code and build it, or go directly to GitHub project.

Don't hesitate to nurture PDT developers team with your questions and hit our mailing list.

Thanks to YourKit

YourKit is kindly supporting open source projects with its full-featured YourKit Java Profiler. YourKit, LLC is the creator of innovative and intelligent tools for profiling Java and .NET applications.

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