How do i Install Laravel 9 on Windows

Last updated Mar 02, 2022

In this tutorial, we will go through the installation and configuration process of Laravel 9. This a step by step guide ,which would help to install and configure Laravel framework on Windows operating system easily.

Before we head to towards installation, lets make sure we have the following system requirement on our machine.

  • PHP >= 7.3

  • BCMath PHP Extension

  • Ctype PHP Extension

  • Fileinfo PHP Extension

  • JSON PHP Extension

  • OpenSSL PHP Extension

  • PDO PHP Extension

  • Mbstring PHP Extension

  • Tokenizer PHP Extension

  • XML PHP Extension


 

INSTALLL COMPOSER ON WINDOWS 

Laravel makes use of a dependency manager to install all its dependencies. Hence before we proceed with laravel installation let make sure the dependency manager Composer is installed  on the machine 

 

  1. Click  download composer from www.getcomposer.org

 

Laravel 9 composer

 

 

2. Go through the setup and complete the installation of composer by clicking on “Next”

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3. Next the window will display the resume of the settings, click “Nextl” to continue.

composer3



 

If their is any proxy URL enter here, or else leave it empty and  click “Next” to install composer

 

composer4



 

5. The setup wizard will now get all the required files from getcomposer.org  and  the installation  will be complete 

 

composer5


 

6. Woohoo Composer has now  been installed successfully on you machine  , Now click on finish button in order to move to next step.

 

composer6

 

7.Once the composer installation is done, open command prompt and type composer command to check if everything has been installed properly, we should be able to see this screen as below.
 

Composer installed

 

INSTALL LARAVEL 

As the composer is installed let install laravel in machine.  First let go to the htdocs directory of xampp using the follwong command 

 

cd xampp/htdocs

 

2. Once in the htdocs directory type the following command in command prompt 

Composer create-project  laravel/laravel ProjectName

in order to install a new laravel instnce on your windows machine 

 

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

 

Create Laravel9 project


 

3. Wait for the installation process to complete 

Laravel 9 project created



 

STARTING THE APPLICATION ON LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SERVER 

 

1. Now to start the application and run it local server we need first navigate to our project direcotry  using the following command

 

cd blag

 

2. Now to start the local development server use the following command 

 

php artisan serve

 

Run laravel 9 project

 

Note : Inorder to run the project on different port other that 80 the use the below command 

 

php artisan server --port=8081

 

3. Laravel has now been installed successfully on windows, to access the application on browser type the following URL and hit

 

http://localhost:8000/blog/public

 

Laravel 9 project on local server xampp

 

Laravel 9 Related

Laravel 9 Auth Login and Registration

 

Conclusion: In this php laravel tutorial we covered how to setup composer to install laravel 9 on windows machine

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