Overview of the best PHP frameworks in 2020
We are going to compare six most used PHP frameworks: Laravel Symfony Zend YII/YII2 CakePHP CodeIgniter Let’s first view how the technologies have trended over time in Stack Overflow and Google. According to Stack Overflow, Laravel is way ahead of its peers with around 1.6% of questions by 2020. Symfony and CodeIgniter follow the leader, with around 0.2% of questions.
If we compare the top three PHP frameworks in Google Trends for the past 12 months, we’ll see that Laravel outperforms the rest of the gang as well. The numbers in the picture represent search interest relative to the highest point on the chart for the given time worldwide. A value of 100 is the peak popularity for the term. Laravel has scored 93, Symfony – 18, and Codeigniter – 14.
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