Small Axe Templating

Small Axe Templating is a PHP templating solution with the express goal of simplicity. While there are some syntax tricks and methods built to make use of the system practical, at its heart, Small Axe templates are built to be extremely simple to implement. A template can be integrated in your PHP data with just three lines of code.

Small Axe Templating can be summed up as a parser using HTML templates employing a {{variable}} syntax. This is perfect for a CMS that allows a user to define HTML code without PHP, conditional logic, or other confusing syntax. The large language constructs create power and flexibility, but also introduce significant complexity.