Kekatu - Advanced PHP Login and User Management

Kekatu - Advanced PHP Login and User Management

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Kekatu is PHP application, written in CodeIgniter PHP framework, that allows website owners to quickly add and enable authentication, authorization and user management to their website. It is designed following latest security and code standards and it is ready for high availability websites. Although it is written in CodeIgniter, it can be used to provide secure login, authentication, authorization and complete user management for any PHP powered website.


  • Secure user registration and login
  • Social Authentication using Facebook, Twitter and Google+
  • Password reset
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Remember Me feature on login
  • Login with email or username
  • Google reCAPTCHA on registration
  • Authentication Throttling (lock user account after few incorrect login attempts)
  • Interactive Dashboard
  • Unlimited number of user roles
  • Powerful admin panel
  • Unlimited number of permissions
    • Manage permissions from admin interface
    • Assign permission to roles
    • Easily check if user has permission to perform some action
  • Super easy installation using installation wizard
  • User Activity Log
  • Built using Twitter Bootstrap
  • Active Sessions Management (see and manage all your active sessions)
  • Full unicode support
  • Client side and server side form validation
  • Fully customisable from settings section
  • Complete and detailed documentation
  • Fully object oriented and commented PHP and JavaScript code.
  • Localization support – Translate the application to any language (English translations included)
  • Runs on PHP 7.x


  • CSRF Protection – all forms include CSRF token
  • Session Protection
  • Highly secure one-way password hashing

Server Requirements

  • PHP 5.6+ (PHP 7+ recommended)
  • MySQL 5.1+
  • mod_rewrite Apache
  • MySQLi PHP Extension
  • PDO PHP Extension
  • cURL PHP Extension
  • OpenSSL PHP Extension
  • MBString PHP Extension
  • GD PHP Extension
  • Zip PHP Extension
  • allow_url_fopen enabled

Demo and Documentation

Release Notes

Version v1.1.2

  • Fixed: reCaptcha issue

Version v1.1.1

  • Updated: IP Location,April Data

Version v1.1.0

  • Updated: Codeigniter 3.1.8
  • Updated: Documentation
  • Improved: Installation steps (Easy to install and check system requirement)
  • Fixed: Installation issue
  • Fixed: Minor bugs

Version v1.0.2

  • Updated: IP Location,there are >5% of the records changed in this monthly update due to IP address range reallocation and new ranges becoming available.
  • Fixed: Installation issue (create admin).

Version v1.0.1

  • Fixed: Installation issue.

V1.0.0 – Initial Release