I love PHP. why ? Well because it’s one of the most used server-side scripting language in the world and it has a very large community, that’s why. And that’s why I spend some of my free time digging cool PHP scripts over the web. Sometimes I find funny but useful clones scripts, like the old facemash. In this list you’ll find 5 PHP scripts that are clones of existing websites and ideas.

Kliptu – BuySellAds Clone

This script is completely customized and developed with codeigniter framework. The author of the script says that it’s not a clone of anything, maybe he’s right but he heavily inspired from BuySellAds.

Sokial – A Social Network Script

Now you can easily create your professional social networking website with Sokial. It has various features and a good support.

Pligg CMS – Old Digg Clone

Pligg is an open source social publishing CMS, it’s a kind of the old digg. Briefly, it allows to create an online community where users can submit articles, vote on them, and leave comments.

OSClass – Classifieds Site

With this open source project you can start your own classifieds website like craiglist with no technical knowledge and for free.

Open Classifieds – Same as the previous 😉

Open Classifieds is pretty much the same as OSClass but this one got many features.