Simple Guestbook Management System in PHP Free Source Code


This mini-project is called Simple Guestbook Management System. It is a web-based application that was written using PHP Language and uses MySQL Database. The application was mainly built for providing the guest of a certain site or platform with an online and automated form to fill up about their information, feedback/comments, and how they knew the site. It has a pleasant user interface using Bootstrap Framework. It consists of user-friendly features and functionalities.

How does this Simple Guestbook Management System work?

The Simple Guestbook Management System is a web application with Admin and Public Site. The public site is where visitors can list and read the guestbook. The said site is also the side of the application where they can fill up the guestbook form. On the Admin Site, the management can list all the submitted data/information of guests. This site requires the administrator to log in with valid administrator credentials in order to access the features and functionalities of the said site. The Administrator has the privilege to manage the submitted information of the guests. The system has a pagination feature on the guestbook page.


Here's the list of Technologies that have been used to develop this Guestbook Management System:

  • XAMPP v3.3.0
  • HTML
  • PHP
  • MySQL Database
  • Bootstrap v5 Framework

Features and Functionalities

Guestbook Management System consists of the following features:

Public Site

  • Guestbook List
  • Pagination
  • Submit Guest feedback and other information

Admin Site

  • Guestbook List
  • Edit/update Guest Data
  • Delete Guest Data
  • Login and Logout


Guestbook Page

Simple Guestbook Management System

Guestbook Form Page

Simple Guestbook Management System

Admin Site Login Page

Simple Guestbook Management System

Guest Data List (Admin Site)

Simple Guestbook Management System

The Simple Guestbook Management System project source code is free to download on this site. Feel free to download and modify the source code the way you desire. Follow the following instructions to run the application properly on your end properly.

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 named gbms_db.
  6. Import the provided SQL file. The file is known as gbms_db.sql located inside the source code root folder.
  7. Browse the Simple Guestbook Management System in a browser. i.e. http://localhost/php-gbms/.

Admin Default Access:

Username: admin
Password: admin#123

DEMO Video

That's it! I hope this Simple Guestbook Management System Project using PHP and MySQL helps you with what you are looking for and that you'll find something useful for your current and future PHP Projects.

Enjoy :)

Note: Due to the size or complexity of this submission, the author has submitted it as a .zip file to shorten your download time. After downloading it, you will need a program like Winzip to decompress it.

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