Install TYPO3 via composer

The recommended way of installing TYPO3 is via Composer.

To create a new TYPO3 project use the TYPO3 Base Distribution:

# Download the Base Distribution with the latest "stable" TYPOv8 release
composer create-project typo3/cms-base-distribution:^8 YourNewProjectFolder


To install TYPO3 via Composer on Windows Composer should be started as admin or explicitly given the permission to create symlinks.

After installation continue with the steps in The Install Tool