Install TYPO3 via composer¶
The recommended way of installing TYPO3 is via Composer, as described on this page. If you do not want to use Composer, follow the package installation guide.
You have more ways to install TYPO3 via composer:
- Install regular via loading the needed packages. Use Composer helper to generate the composer command.
- Install the cms-base-distribution package. This is helpful when you are use ddev, because it configures your database and mailserver for Mailhog.
To create a new TYPO3 project using the TYPO3 Base Distribution:
# Download the Base Distribution, the latest "sprint" release (10) composer create-project typo3/cms-base-distribution:"^10" YourNewProjectFolder
To create a new TYPO3 project using the TYPO3 Base Distribution in a ddev environment:
# Download the Base Distribution, the latest "LTS" release (10) ddev composer create "typo3/cms-base-distribution:^10" --prefer-dist
For Windows users: To install TYPO3 via the
composer command, it should be started as admin
or explicitly given the right to create symlinks (use for example a
powershell or git bash started with admin rights).
composer create project ... executed, you should have the following folder structure:
. ├── .gitignore ├── composer.json ├── composer.lock ├── LICENSE ├── public ├── README.md ├── var └── vendor
Point the document root of your web server to the