As a professional web developer you may be writing tons of PHP code everyday. Whether its a small tweak in client’s code or creating a new project from scratch. It’s most likely that you ignore the formatting for a while just to deliver code on time.
You might be wondering what if there is some tool that automatically prettify your PHP code.
I’ve a good news for you. In this article I’ll mention some of the best PHP code beautifier and formatter tools that are available online for free.
These tools are so smart that they can easily transform any dirty or unstructured PHP source code into well organized and correct format.
Before I found these tools I used to format my code manually which is a really time consuming task. So, I would highly recommend you to use these PHP beautifier in your daily life as they have also helped me increase my productivity.
PHP Formatter by Spark Labs
Spark Labs has created a PHP beautifier tool that allows you to customize the code formatting however you like. In its “style” section you can change the indentation style as well as other advanced settings.
Currently it only support version 4 and 5 of PHP, but there is a great chance that the developers will update its engine to support newer versions of PHP.
This online tool is so fast that it only takes a fraction of second to format any PHP code. You can view the output right in your web browser screen but you can also download it in a .php file.