The KeepsIt website is aimed at being the best place for you to keep notes. This projects started as a project to teach a friend PHP but expanded quickly. Development of KeepsIt halted after discovering a similar service offered by Evernote.

DuringĀ developmentĀ features were added daily, selected from a prioritized list stored within KeepsIt itself.


  • Plain and rich-text storage
  • reCAPTCHA on signup
  • Sharing and Privacy controls
  • Search
  • Labels
  • Mobile Website (optimized for Phones and Kindle Reader)
  • Bookmarklet to create a note from content on any website
  • Daily backups of the DB
  • Share notes via SMS or Email
  • Stores change revisions


  • Initially used as teaching project
  • Sharpen PHP skills
  • Play with AJAX
  • Learn many other technologies (see features above for examples)
  • Personal and Public use

Current Status

  • Not maintained
  • Still mostly functional