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Developer(s)Andy Jeffries, Anoop John
Preview release
0.9.91 / July 5, 2006; 17 years ago (2006-07-05)
Available inEnglish
TypeText editor
LicenseSince 0.9.96: GPL-3.0-or-later[1]
Until 0.9.91: GPL-2.0-or-later Edit this on Wikidata

gPHPedit is a discontinued UTF-8-compatible IDE for web development in PHP using the GNOME desktop environment. gPHPedit is built using Scintilla. It was originally written by Andy Jeffries, and was maintained by Anoop John. It is similar to gedit with the difference that it is designed for PHP and HTML text editing. The last version is 0.9.91, released on July 5, 2006. It is free software licensed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL),


Syntax highlighting

Coding assistance

Syntax checking/navigating code

Either click in the box or hit Ctrl+I to start typing some text to match. As type is entered the editor will find text that matches. If there are multiple matches, hit Enter each time to cycle through them. When finished searching, hit Escape to send the focus to the editor to make the changes at the last found position.

Integrated help


Version 0.9.91 is now in Debian Stable thanks to Lior Kaplan.[3]

gPHPedit is available as a stable Gentoo binary.[4]

It has also been ported to FreeBSD although not officially supported by[5]


  1. ^ "Moved licenses to GPLv3". GitHub. 2009-02-22.
  2. ^ "Features/Screenshots - gPHPEdit - PHP/HTML/CSS Development Environment for GNOME". Andy Jeffries. Archived from the original on 2007-08-27. Retrieved 2007-09-14.
  3. ^ Debian Webmaster. "Debian - Details of package gphpedit in squeeze". Retrieved 2010-11-10.
  4. ^ "gPHPEdit - PHP/HTML/CSS Development Environment for GNOME". Andy Jeffries. Retrieved 2007-09-14.
  5. ^ "FreshPorts -- editors/gphpedit". DVL software Ltd. Retrieved 2007-09-14.