- The fastest PHP editor / IDE
Loads much faster than any other PHP editor or PHP IDE with similar features
- Powerful syntax highlighting Updated!
- Code intelligence Updated!
- Powerful editor
Unicode support, bracket-matching, code folding, auto-complete, auto-replace, multi-highlight, and more
- HTML5 and CSS3 ready Updated!
Coding features are up-to-date with modern standards.
- Powerful CSS features Updated!
Inspector, compatibility watch, prefixes, code assistants, browser preview, and much more
- Advanced search and replace
Goto anything, quick search, detailed search, file search, regular expressions, detailed results, and more
- Smarty & framework support
Powerful support for Smarty PHP template engine and popular PHP frameworks
- Debugger & validators Updated!
- Direct FTP/SFTP/FTPS Updated!
Edit directly on your web server or publish local development copy updates with a single click
- Efficient code re-use
Code snippet library and code templates with assignable shortcuts
- Loads of tools
Code beautifier, dynamic ToDo, color picker, XRay, etc.
Why Rapid PHP editor?
- Faster startup
Unlike with other bulky PHP IDEs, you do not have to wait while it loads.
- No clutter
Rapid PHP editor is quick, clean, and lightweight. It is mighty, yet not stuffed with useless buttons or panels.
- Superb FTP/SFTP/FTPS features
Upload/update your online website files in just a few clicks.
- A lot of integrated tools
Syntax checkers, validators, debuggers, beautifiers, prefixes, etc.
Detailed feature list
- Syntax highlighting
- Advanced text editor
Line numbering, gutter, margin, word wrap, block select, and more
- Unicode support
UTF-8, UTF-8 without BOM, UTF-16
- Code folding
- Line highlighting
- Split editing
- Macro recorder
Search & navigate
- Go to anything
Instantly jump to any file, symbol, word, or line
All instances of the selected text are highlighted.
- Search and replace
Quick search, detailed search, regular expressions, detailed results, and more
- Search and replace in files
- Superb navigation
Advanced bookmarks and quick jumps between recent places
- Bracket highlighting
- HTML tag highlighting
Easily detect matching and missing tags.
- Auto-close brackets
- Auto-close quotes
- Smart Copy and Cut
If nothing is selected, word at cursor is cut/copied (usual shortcuts)
- Smart Paste
If nothing is selected, word at cursor is replaced (default shortcut Shift+Ctrl+V)
- Emmet plugin
- Both tabbed and MDI interface
- Quick interface switching
Hide/show all side panels with a single key
- Detailed customization
Workspace layout, keyboard shortcuts, text editor behavior, toolbars, and menus, etc.
- Code intelligence
- Code explorer/navigator
- Integration with online reference
HTML and CSS
- HTML and CSS inspector
- HTML assistants
- HTML tag auto-close
- CSS assistants
box editor, gradient editor, shadow editor
- Support for mobile development
viewport assistant, CSS media queries
- Support for Google fonts
- HTML and CSS code beautifier
- CSS prefixes
- CSS minified
- SASS and LESS support
- Integration with W3 validators
HTML and CSS
- Integration with CSS HTML Validator
- Integration with HTML Tidy for HTML5
- Framework support
Bootstrap 3, Bootstrap 4
- jQuery support
- Integration with JSHint
- The realtime PHP syntax checker
- PHP debugger (xDebug)
Built-in web server and zero-configuration package available
- PHP framework support
Laravel, CodeIgniter, Symfony, Yii, Nette, Prado, CakePHP, WordPress
- Smarty support
with code intelligence
- PHP code beautifier
- PHP 7 ready
- Apache .htaccess file support
Apache syntax highlighting
- Built-in file explorer
- Edit/save directly on FTP/SFTP/FTPS server or quickly publish all changed files
- Built-in FTP/SFTP/FTPS browser
- Project management
Maintain separate projects, search within the project, publish changes with a single click
- SVN and Git integration
with TortoiseSVN and TortoiseGit
- One-click HTML publishing
Publish HTML file, and all linked files (images, CSS, js) get uploaded too
- Built-in preview
Chrome and IE rendering, split-screen mode, screen-size testing
- XRay for HTML/CSS
- One-click preview in the web browser
- Preview via the webserver
external or built-in
- Add your own features by writing plugins
plugins can be written in JScript and can utilize powerful Chromium engine
- Plugin catalog
- HTML color picker
Pick-from-screen feature, file colors, project colors, color palettes, lightness adjustment, RGB/RGB/HSL/hsla support
- Inline ToDo
with TODO, FIXME, and CHANGED markers
- Multi-item clipboard
- Code snippet library
Code templates, assignable shortcuts
- Quick SQL explorer
MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird, SQLite, etc.
- Portable mode
Run from the USB stick
- Easy settings import/export
- Crash recovery system
- Diff tool integration