Enzyme is an architecture for creating user-searching-user applications. Right now, it is primarily useful as a resume create/search and HR management system. However, it's potential uses are wide-ranging, and it offers PHP developers an alternative to relying on simple "keyword" searching systems.
LinPHA is an easy-to-use, multilingual, flexible photo/image archive/album/gallery written in PHP. It uses an SQL database (MySQL/PostgreSQL/SQLite) to store information about your pictures. It comes with an HTML-based installer, so you don't need experience in setting up SQL databases. Thumbnails are created as needed and stored in the SQL DB. It features complete user management, top ten statistics, hidden albums, different themes, slideshow, filemanager, uploader, watermarks, benchmark, printing, and more.
SearchAssist is a simple but practical search engine application that uses a ternary search tree. It uses Java's dynamic loading feature to make the search engine highly customizable, and uses takes Mozilla bookmarks as input. A Swing UI allows users to enter search words and view the results.