How do you create a new Laravel project using Composer?
- Dipankar Sarkar
- May 8, 2023
To create a new Laravel project using Composer, you can follow these steps:
Install Composer on your machine if it’s not already installed.
Open a terminal or command prompt and navigate to the directory where you want to create your new Laravel project.
Run the following command to create a new Laravel project:
composer create-project –prefer-dist laravel/laravel my-project
Replace my-project with the name you want to give to your project.
Composer will download and install all the necessary dependencies and files for your Laravel project. This may take a few minutes depending on your internet connection speed.
Once the installation is complete, navigate to the newly created project directory:
You can now run the project using the following command:
php artisan serve
This will start a development server that you can access by visiting http://localhost:8000 in your web browser.
That’s it! You have successfully created a new Laravel project using Composer. You can now start building your web application using Laravel’s powerful features and tools.