Laravel is the most popular PHP framework.
composer global require laravel/installer
Creating a new project
Run the following commands.
Initialize a laravel project then
cd into your project folder and install all php and node dependencies.
Then point your webserver to your project's public folder or run
php artisan serve to start a local development server.
laravel new my-project # Equivalent to # composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel my-project cd my-project composer install npm install
Copying an existing project
After you git pull an existing project, you will need to do the following to get it running.
Note: The app key is used for encrypting cookies.
Users will lose their session if the app key is regenerated in production.
composer install npm install cp .env.example .env # Fill in the .env config variables such as database, mail server, API keys, ... php artisan key:generate # Use npm run prod for production npm run dev