Install TYPO3 via composer¶
The recommended way of installing TYPO3 is via Composer, as described on this page.
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 use the TYPO3 Base Distribution:
# Download the Base Distribution, the latest "stable" release (9.5) composer create-project typo3/cms-base-distribution:"^9" YourNewProjectFolder
To install TYPO3 via the
composer command on windows, 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
If you do not want to use Composer, follow the package installation guide.