How to Install Laravel

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Kaushik Thakkar
·Jul 17, 2022·

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How to Install Laravel

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Lamp stack includes software like Linux OS, Apache Server, MySQL Database, and PHP scripting language.

Before installing Laravel, you need to make sure that you have installed PHP, Server [Apache or Nginx], and Composer.

Installing Laravel

Create a new directory for your new Laravel project somewhere in your system. After that, go to the path where you created the new directory and enter the following command there to install Laravel.

composer create-project laravel/laravel –-prefer-dist

This will install the latest version of laravel in the current directory.

OR

You can define the directory name for your project.

composer create-project laravel/laravel your-project-name

The composer will install all the dependencies required for laravel. Once the process is completed you can start the Laravel service by executing the following command.

php artisan serve

Now open a browser and enter this URL

http://localhost:8000

You will see page like below.

laravel_server_test.png

Hope this has helped you.

 
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