PHPTAL is a templating engine for PHP5 that implements Zope Page Templates syntax

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To use PHPTAL in your projects, you will only require PHP 5.1.2 or later.

If you want to use the builtin internationalisation system (I18N), the php-gettext extension must be installed or compiled into PHP (--with-gettext).

Composer install (recommended)

You can install this package by using Composer. Link to Packagist:

composer require phptal/phptal

Manual install

Get the latest PHPTAL tarball from

tar zxvf PHPTAL-X.X.X.tar.gz
mv PHPTAL-X.X.X/PHPTAL* /path/to/your/php/include/path/


Please see the projects releases page

Getting the latest development version

You can find the latest development version on github:

Addition development requirements (optional)

If you would like to generate the offical html/text handbook by calling make doc, you will need to install the xmlto package. Please use your operating systems package manager to install it.