How to install Laravel

Laravel is the one of the most famous PHP web framework, Laravel is a free open-source php framework. Laravel framework is following model–view–controller architectural pattern and based on Symfony, lots of web application using Laravel.It is more secure and fast compared other PHP framework.Lets see how to install Laravel in cPanel

1) Connect to ssh

See How to connect to ssh command prompt using cPanel info

2) Create project directory and download Laravel files to that folder

How to install Laravel in cPanel step 2

3) Move to Laravell folder

 $ cd laravel

4) Install Composer

 $ composer install

How to install Laravel in cPanel step 3

if any version error follow below link

Issue with installing Composer

5) Change you to server ip address

 $ vi vendor/laravel/framework/src/Illuminate/Foundation/Console/ServeCommand.php

 At the end of it you will find were they are configured:
     protected function getOptions()
        return [
            ['host', null, InputOption::VALUE_OPTIONAL, 'The host address to serve the application on', ''],
            ['port', null, InputOption::VALUE_OPTIONAL, 'The port to serve the application on', '8000'],

 change to YOUR_IP_ADDRESS and save the files

6) Open php artisan serve and generate key

  $ php artisan serve
  $ php artisan key:generate 
  $ php artisan cache:clear

7) open http://YOUR_IP_ADDRESS :8000/myblog/laravel/.env files and change database and server info

How to install Laravel in cPanel step 4

8) Open http://YOUR_IP_ADDRESS:8000/myblog/laravel/public/install to complete your installation

Features of Laravel

1 ) Template Engine : Laravel has a concept of using Blade Templating ,a templating engine to design a unique layout, All Blade templates should use the .blade.php extension.

2) Security : Most of the php framework facing security issues,but Laravel offers very strong security sytem.

3) Artisan : it is the name of the command line interface included with Laravel ,it has alot of usefull command to clear cache, generate key etc
. php artisan key:generate
. php artisan cache:clear
. php artisan config:cache

4) Database Migration System : Migrations are like version control for your database

5) Unit-Testing : Laravel support Unit-Testing

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