Employee Task Management System in PHP/PDO Free Source Code



This simple project is a Task Management System. This is a web-based application project developed in PHP and MySQL Database. This project is an automated and online Task Management for a Company and for its Employees. The application helps the company to easily manage and distribute or assign tasks to each employee. This application also includes a simple employee attendance management system. It has a pleasant user interface using Bootstrap Framework. This Task Management System consists of simple and user-friendly features and functionalities.

About the Task Management System

The Project was developed using the following:

  • XAMPP v3.3.0
  • PHP
  • MySQL Database
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Ajax
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Font Awesome
  • AdminLTE

The Task Management System with Attendance Management Project can be accessed by 2 different roles which are the Admin and the Employee. The Admin Users are the ones who are in charge of managing the daily task assigned the task to the employees. They also have the privilege to access and manage all the features and functionalities of the system including the employees and system admin list management. The Admin users can generate printable daily reports for Tasks and Attendance. The Employee User has only limited permission to the different features and functionalities of the site. They can only manage the list of tasks that are assigned to them. On the employee side, the employee can log their attendance online. The system automatically computes their daily attendance rendered time or duration.



  • Home Page
  • Task Management
    • Add New Task
    • List All Tasks
    • Edit/Update Task Details
    • View Task Details
    • Delete Task
  • Attendance Management
    • Clock In/Time In
    • Clock Out/Time Out
    • List All Attendances
    • Delete Attendance
  • Admin Management
    • Add New Admin User
    • List All Admin Users
    • Edit/Update Admin User Details
    • Update Admin User's Password
    • Delete Admin User
  • Employee Management
    • Add New Employee User
    • List All Employee Users
    • Edit/Update Employee User Details
    • Update Employee User's Password
    • Delete Employee User
  • Report
    • Generate Printable Daily Task Report
    • Generate Printable Daily Attendance Report
  • Login and Logout

Employee's Side

  • Login
  • List All Assigned Task
  • Update Task's Status
  • View Task Details
  • List All Attendances
  • Clock In/Time In
  • Clock Out/Time Out
  • Logout

The source code was developed only for educational purposes only. You can download the source code for free and modify it the way you wanted.

System Snapshots of some Features

Login Page

Task Management System

Task List Page

Task Management System

Task Form Page

Task Management System

Attendance Page

Task Management System

Employee List Page

Task Management System

Admin List Page

Task Management System

How to Run ??


  • Download and Install any local web server such as XAMPP.
  • Download the provided source code zip file. (download button is located below)

System Installation/Setup

  1. Open your XAMPP Control Panel and start Apache and MySQL.
  2. Extract the downloaded source code zip file.
  3. Copy the extracted source code folder and paste it into the XAMPP's "htdocs" directory.
  4. Browse the PHPMyAdmin in a browser. i.e. http://localhost/phpmyadmin
  5. Create a new database naming etms_db.
  6. Import the provided SQL file. The file is known as etms_db.sql located inside the database folder.
  7. Browse the Task Management System in a browser. i.e. http://localhost/etms/.

Admin Default Access:

Username: admin
Password: admin123

Sample Employee Access:

Username: jsmith
Password: test#123


That's it. You can now explore the features and functionalities of this Task Management System in PHP. I hope this will help you with what you are looking for and you'll find something useful for your future projects.

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Enjoy :)

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Submitted byArxlan (not verified)on Thu, 09/29/2022 - 13:57

Bro, this error is coming. How to fix it?
Submitted byMichael Hemingway (not verified)on Wed, 09/27/2023 - 22:04

Very, very, nice job. Code Ran perfectly ootb. I cheated a little, as I have an online test webserver, so I had no need for the Xamp server stuff. Kudos on a nice start. Adding an employee add function. The only opportunity for improvement is add the create employee function.

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