LicenseBox – PHP Licenser and Updates Manager

LicenseBox is a full-fledged licenser and updates manager for PHP applications, WordPress plugins or themes, etc. With easy installation, minimum server requirement, user-friendly UI and usage in unlimited scripts, it amazingly paves the way to your imagination.

LicenseBox comprises of two parts – the main script (admin-panel) which is to be installed on your own server and a single helper file which is to be included in your PHP application. If you want you can also easily access the API using any programming language. LicenseBox comes packed with integration examples and sample codes, it also has an in-built helper file generator for easy integration in your applications and a PHP Obfuscation service.

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Regular License vs Extended License
LicenseBox is a full-fledged licenser and updates manager
Why LicenseBox?
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Manage licensing and update distribution of your products with LicenseBox.
LicenseBox is a top rated licensing solution in use by many famous Envato authors.
Sample wordpress plugin included with both license and update management systems.
PHP Obfuscator/Encoder included out of the box.
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Built with CodeIgniter which ensures we use the best coding standards.

LicenseBox Features

Top Rated Licensing Solution

LicenseBox is one of the top-rated licensing solution which is in use by many famous Envato authors and Freelancers.

Manage Licensing of your Products

Easily manage licensing of your products concomitant with automated license, support, updates expiry email notifications.

Manage Update Distribution of your Products

Manage updates for your products and easily release new updates in a single click from your admin panel.

User-friendly UI and Developer Friendly Documentation

LicenseBox has a very user-friendly UI and we have made sure our documentation is very informative yet at the same time be easy to understand.

Built-in PHP Obfuscator/Encoder

It comes with PHP obfuscation service so that you can hide your PHP code easily so that the code becomes harder to understand making it harder to null your scripts.

Lock Licenses to Domains/IPs

Restrict activations of your products to a list of licensed domains/IPs.

Serve Updates Only When License is Valid

Allow update downloading only when the user has a valid license activated.

Full PHP Licensing solution

Bundled with a powerful API, code examples and samples. LicenseBox is a feature rich PHP license system.

Comes Packed With a Powerful API

Packed with a powerful and well-documented restful API which you can access using any programming language.

Full Envato API Support

It provides full support for Envato purchase codes out of the box and it automatically populates the license data from Envato, a must have feature for Envato Authors.

Sample WordPress Plugin Included

Comes packed with a sample WordPress plugin with both licensing and updates management features implemented.

Automatic Domain/IP Blacklisting

It offers automated domain or IP address based host blacklisting on failed activations of your products.

API Helper File Generator

In-built API helper file generator for easy integration with your PHP based applications. Simply include the helper class and call functions.

Fully Multi-lingual API

LicenseBox API has full multi-language support making it easier for you to use it in your multi-lingual products.

Cron Job Scripts

Automate sending of email notifications and keep your Envato purchase codes in sync with Envato API using in-built cron scripts.

Code Samples and Examples

It comprises of simple & easy to use sample installer, updater, activator and deactivator PHP scripts & sample wordpress plugin.

Supports Custom Integrations

Easily extend and control LicenseBox using the internal API for creating licenses & products from your OMS or payments system.

Built with CodeIgniter

LicenseBox is built using CodeIgniter, one of the most trusted PHP frameworks – following all the best security standards.

Buy Once and use in all of your products

Adaptive to varied applications. Buy once and use it in all of your applications.

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LicenseBox Demo

Admin panel demo:

Admin Login:
Username: admin
Password: admin1234

Sample installer demo:
Sample activator demo:
Sample updater demo:

LicenseBox is not limited just to installers and updaters, It offers a wide range of easy to use functions so that you can use LicenseBox however you like in your application, plugins etc.


  • PHP 5.6 or later, PHP 7 Recommended
  • MySQL/MariaDB 5.6 or later
  • PDO PHP Extension
  • Curl PHP Extension
  • Openssl PHP Extension


If you have any questions, please feel free to send us an email at and we will be happy to help. Please note that we can have response times of upto (2 business days).


Version 1.5.2 (25th April, 2021)

  • Added PHP obfuscation service.
  • Added option to email the license details to clients.
  • Added option to edit the uploaded versions.
  • Added output compression for faster page-load speeds.
  • Added API calls counter.
  • Added Envato API connection status indicator.
  • Added two new Internal API endpoints.
  • Improved few minor-to-major security features.
  • Improved the sample WordPress plugin.
  • Improved the External and Internal API.
  • Improved the LicenseBox Cron.
  • Updated multiple third-party libraries.
  • Fixed email settings saving issue.
  • Fixed sorting of tables on some pages.
  • Fixed sending of unsecured SMTP emails.
  • Fixed menu size issue on some browsers.
  • Other minor improvements and fixes.

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