PHP Development Tools


What is PDT?

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.

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Project details
Who's involved, project plan, all project resources and more.

PDT Forums and Wiki
Users discussions board, ask and answer questions.

PDT on Github
Latest code, issue reports, feature requests and more.

Developers mailing list
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Syntax Highlighting

Content Assist

Code Formatter


Code Templates

Code Navigation

PHP Debugging

Syntax Validation

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.
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Drag to your running Eclipse workspace to install PHP Development Tools

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:

Download PDT Zip package

This packages contain PDT p2 repository, which can be used to install PDT in Eclipse without access to



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.

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