Compiles less code to css code

1.2.1 2015-10-21 13:07 UTC


Compiles less code to css code. Generating static css, or dynamic php file which outputs css... the use depends on your ideas and the project requirements! ;)


  • Compiles less to css code with oyejorge/less.php lib (Bootstrap 3 support)
  • Caching
  • Observes the less files to changes and generates only when necessary
  • Minify (optional)
  • Output CSS and/or write Stylesheet file

Install via Composer

If you do not have Composer, you may install it by following the instructions at

You can then install the package using the following command:

php composer.phar require --prefer-dist cakebake/php-lesscss-compiler "*"

or add

"cakebake/php-lesscss-compiler": "*"

to the require section of your composer.json file and run php composer.phar update.

Usage Example

For more options see source code comments in file src/LessConverter.php.

$less = new \cakebake\lesscss\LessConverter();
        'input' => __DIR__ . '/example-1.less',
        'webFolder' => '../tests',
        'input' => __DIR__ . '/example-2.less',
        'webFolder' => '../tests',
], __DIR__ . '/css/output.css');