Top 50 Awesome List


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A curated list of amazingly awesome CakePHP plugins, resources and shiny things.
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Awesome CakePHP Awesome

A curated list of amazingly awesome CakePHP 3.x+ plugins, resources and shiny things.

Plugins with the "emoji-strawberry" icon have CakePHP 4 compatible release too.

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For those wondering; this list differs from by supporting plugin subparts (instead of only the whole plugin/repo), more granular grouping and the primary focus on task specific functionality.

Table of Contents



Plugins for Application Performance Monitoring.

  • NewRelic plugin - A complete plugin that enables full New Relic integration for a CakePHP application, including CLI naming, exceptions sending, custom timings, etc.
  • NewRelic pluginstars7 - A simple plugin that enables just name transaction and browser timing using the New Relic PHP agent.


Asset Management

Tools for managing, compressing and minifying website assets.

Auditing / Logging

Plugins for auditing and logging.

Authentication and Authorization

Plugins and libraries for implementing authentication and authorization.


Plugins for caching data.

Code Analysis

Plugins for analysing, parsing and manipulation codebases.

  • emoji-strawberry CakeDC/PHPStanstars14 - A PHPStan extension to resolve CakePHP magic around getter return types for the static analyzer.
  • emoji-strawberry IdeHelper pluginstars150 - Helps to make IDE support better by adding annotations to your existing code similar to what baking does to new code.
  • emoji-strawberry TestHelper pluginstars6 - Provides testing enhancements and TDD support as browser backend.


Plugins for debugging and local development.