Vanguard – Advanced PHP Login and User Management Free Download

Vanguard is PHP application, written in Laravel PHP framework (version 5.2), that allows website owners to quickly add and enable authentication, authorisation and user management to their website. It is designed following latest security and code standards and it is ready for high availability websites. Although it is written in Laravel, it can be used to provide secure login, authentication, authorization and complete user management for any PHP powered website.

It comes with more than hundred automated tests (functional and unit), that covers all vital parts of the application and ensures it’s maintainability and stability.

Version 1.0.1


  • Secure user registration and login
  • Social Authentication using Facebook, Twitter and Google+
  • Password reset
  • Two-Factor Authentication
  • Remember Me feature on login
  • Login with email or username
  • Google reCAPTCHA on registration
  • Authentication Throttling (lock user account after few incorrect login attempts)
  • Interactive Dashboard
  • Unlimited number of user roles
  • Powerful admin panel
  • Unlimited number of permissions
    • Manage permissions from admin interface
    • Assign permission to roles
    • Easily check if user has permission to perform some action
  • Super easy installation using installation wizard
  • User Activity Log
  • Avatar upload with crop feature
  • Built using Twitter Bootstrap
  • Active Sessions Management (see and manage all your active sessions)
  • Full unicode support
  • Client side and server side form validation
  • Fully customisable from settings section
  • Complete and detailed documentation
  • Fully object oriented and commented PHP and JavaScript code.
  • Runs on PHP 5.5.9+ (including PHP 7) and HHVM


  • CSRF Protection – all forms include CSRF token
  • Session Protection – highly secure Laravel 5.2 session mechanism
  • Highly secure one-way password hashing

Server Requirements

  • PHP > 5.5.9 (including PHP 7) or HHVM
  • OpenSSL PHP Extension
  • PDO PHP Extension
  • Mbstring PHP Extension
  • Tokenizer PHP Extension
  • GD PHP Extension
  • Fileinfo PHP Extension

Demo and Documentation

  • Demo link:
  • Admin Credentials
    • Username: admin
    • Password: admin123
  • Documentation Link:


 Version 1.0.1 - Add missing configuration placeholder file Version 1.0.0 - First release 

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