Laravel is the number 1 PHP framework with respect to popularity and the community support. It was created by Taylor Otwell. It follows MVC architecture pattern. Its latest version is 5.2.7, which was released on 7th January, 2016.
It is an open source software. Hence, you will find enormous help and support and tutorials all over the internet.
Follow this article for installing Laravel 5.5 on Cloud.
Installing Laravel 5.2 from composer may be a rather technical task. But if you are newbie in this field, you don’t really need to be worried about the messy SSH commands. Just signup on Cloudways and then follow the steps below.
- Select Your Application
- Select the Cloud Provider
- Select Server Size
- Select Location
- Launch Your Server
- Server & Application Management
- Aplication URL in Browser
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Step1: Select Your Application
Select the cloud server from Digital Ocean, Vultr, Amazon Web Services and Google Compute Engine.
Step 2: Select the Cloud Provider
Select PHP app with Laravel, as shown in figure.
Step 3: Select Server Size
Select the server size according to your requirement. However, if you are not sure about the server requirement, you may use suggestions. Server size is even scalable later.
Step 5: Select Location
Select Server location according to your preference and then click launch.
Step 6: Launch Your Server
You will face the screen showing processing time of launching. After completion of time, you will have the interface as below. Click on manage server button.
Step 7: Server & Application Management
Now you will have the two tabs, “Server Management” and “Application Management” as shown below.
Step 8: Aplication URL in Browser
Now, you can see the application URL and Admin Access URL as well. Visit these urls, you will have the following screens:
The one click installation of Laravel 5.2 is completed! Now you can enjoy working on Laravel hosted on Cloud.
Ahmed was a PHP community expert at Cloudways - A Managed PHP Hosting Cloud Platform. He is a software engineer with extensive knowledge in PHP and SEO. He loves watching Game of Thrones is his free time. Follow Ahmed on Twitter to stay updated with his works. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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