Install TYPO3 via composer


The recommended way of installing TYPO3 is via Composer, as described on this page.

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 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).

After composer create project ... executed, you should have the following folder structure:

Folder Structure

The folder structure after composer installation.

Point the document root of your web server to the public folder.

If you do not want to use Composer, follow the package installation guide.

Next Steps

Continue with The Install Tool.