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Login Page With CodeIgniter Framework in PHP

Posted by Vineet Kumar Saini Articles | PHP April 16, 2012
In this article you will see how to build a Login page with the CodeIgniter framework in PHP.
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In the previous article you saw how to fetch data from a MySQL database through the CodeIgniter framework in PHP. In this article you will see how to build a LogIn page with the CodeIgniter framework in PHP.

First of all we will create a database and table in MySQL. Suppose we created the "Company" database and "users" table in MySQL. There are the two fields, username and password in the users table.

Create Database

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Create Table

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After we have created a table we will insert some data into this table. Like as in the following image:

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After inserting data into the table in MySQL we will set the database configuration in the CodeIgniter framework. For the database configuration we will go to c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\config\database.php. Then we will write the following code in the database.php file:

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After configuration of the database in the CodeIgniter framework we will set the controller function. To set the controll function we will go to c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\config\routes.php. Then write the following code in the controller.php:

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After setting the controller we will configure the default libraries you want to load in all your controllers. To configure the libraries we will go to: c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\config\autoload.php.

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When you use the session library, you need to set the encryption_key and base_url. To set the encryption_key and base_url we will go to: c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\config\config.php.

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Now we will create a model to select the data from the database. We will write the following code in the PHP file then save it in the
c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\models\user.php.

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After creating the user.php models we will create a controller. To create the controller we will write the following code in the PHP file then save in the c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\controllers\login.php.

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After creating the login controller we will create the home controller. To create the home controller we will write the following code in the PHP file then save in the c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\controllers\home.php.

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After creating the home controller we will create a view file. To create the view file we will write the following code in the PHP file then save in the c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\controllers\login_view.php.
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After create the login_view.php file we will create the home view file. For create the home view file we will write the following code on PHP file then save in the c:\xampp\htdocs\CodIgniter\application\controllers\home_view.php.

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Output

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Conclusion

So in this article you saw how to create a login page with the CodeIgniter framework in PHP. Using this article one can easily understand how to create a login page with the CodeIgniter framework in PHP.

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