PHPExcel is a pure PHP library for reading and writing spreadsheet files and CodeIgniter is one of the well-known PHP MVC Frameworks. In this tutorial, I am gonna show you how to Integrate the PHPEXcel library in CodeIgniter with simple steps.
Step 1: Download and setup CodeIgniter.(download it here: https://ellislab.com/codeigniter)
Step 2: Download PHPExcel.(download it here: http://phpexcel.codeplex.com/)
Step 3: Unzip or extract the downloaded PHPExcel lib files and copy the class directory inside files to
application/third-party the directory(folder).
step 4: Now create one file called
application/library folder [application/library/Excel.php]. Then include PHPExcel Class to it. see how I did it below
That’s it now you can use PHPEXcel methods inside your CodeIgniter application.But you should load it before using it methods(Ex: $this->load->library(‘excel’);)
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I am Arjun from Hyderabad (India). I have been working as a software engineer from the last 7+ years, and it is my passion to learn new things and implement them as a practice. Aside from work, I like gardening and spending time with pets.