Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE); build Joomla or WordPress sites effortlessly

If you are a PHP, JavaScrip or HTML5/CSS programmer then you might be wondering if there are any free editor with autocomplete feature?

PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor with Autocomplete Code For valuable work on creation of sites you need a good comfortable editor necessarily. There are many requiring paid products for this purpose, but we would like to select free of charge very functional and at the same time of simple in the use editor – Codelobster PHP Edition (

Codelobster PHP Edition is a freeware portable version of editor that, despite its name, allows you to edit PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS and more.

Important possibilities and advantages of this program

  1. All code highlights depending on a type, the also mixed code is thus supported, so the area of HTML will be highlighted as HTML, PHP as PHP, and Javascript as Javascript in a the same file. Thre is possibility of choice from color schemes, including popular IDEs. This works great for identifying errors in your code that have occurred through simple typing error.
  2. Powerful autocompletion for HTML, PHP, CSS and Javascript, including HTML5 and CSS3. For PHP the structure of project is fully recognized, and the complete list of methods falls out in the proper places.
  3. HTML/CSS inspector on the type of Firebug, which allows easily to correlate the selected elements of page with a code and proper style.
  4. Context help on all supported languages. By pressing F1 key the page with detailed description for current tag, attribute or function will be opened.
  5. PHP debugger. PHP debugger allows to execute PHP scripts incrementally, watching the values of all variables in every line.
  6. SQL manager allows to produce all necessary actions with a database – to add, delete, edit a structure and records in tables, to export data, execute SQL queries. Highlighting and autocompletion works for SQL files also.
  7. Support of FTP allows to work straight with a remote server and to do all necessary changes with files.
  8. The portable option allows to use editor without the preliminary installation.
  9. Other useful utilities: pair highlighting, possibility of blocks selection, collapsing, tooltips, navigation on descriptions of functions and included files at withholding of the key of CTRL, viewing of structure of files and project, preview in a browser, book-marks, and all other standard possibilities for work with a code.
  10. Support for popular CMS like: Joomla, WordPress and Drupal, but only in the professional version, it minds only in the paid version.
  11. Supported OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7.
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This article was first published October 15th, 2012