AdminLTE 2.0 Theme plugin for CakePHP

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AdminLTE 3 Theme for CakePHP 4.x


This is a Theme Plugin for CakePHP 4.x and higher. It contains the complete and unaltered AdminLTE Package from Please refer to for Documentation, how to use this theme. The Package contains Bootstrap 3, jQiery 1.11+ and all other plugins mentioned there. So it is not necessary to include neither bootstrap nor jquery for proper function of this composer package.

You can install this plugin into your CakePHP application using composer.

The recommended way to install composer packages is:

composer require chcnet/admin-lte

CakePHP usage

To start using this theme, set it up by adding into your src/Controller/AppController.php:

class AppController extends Controller
    public function beforeRender(\Cake\Event\EventInterface $event)

Then prepre a proper default.php in AdminLTE style in templates/layout/. Please follow the default Demo Layout as starting point for your website layout:

Do not forget to search and replace all occurrences of "../../" with "/AdminLTE/" (mention the closing bracket).

That should get you up and running :-)

Happy coding.