To install a PHP Laravel web app on your localhost, you can follow these general steps:
- Install a web server like Apache or Nginx and a PHP server like PHP-FPM on your computer.
- Install a database management system like MySQL or PostgreSQL and create a database for your web app.
- Install Composer, a dependency manager for PHP, on your computer.
- Clone or download the Laravel web app from its source repository.
- Navigate to the root directory of the Laravel web app in your terminal or command prompt.
- Install the dependencies of the Laravel web app by running the command
- Copy the
.envand edit it with your database credentials.
- Generate a new application key by running the command
php artisan key:generate.
- Run the Laravel web app by running the command
php artisan serve.
After following these steps, you should be able to access your Laravel web app at http://localhost:8000 in your web browser. However, keep in mind that the exact steps may vary depending on your specific web server, PHP server, and database management system. It's also a good idea to refer to the Laravel documentation for more detailed instructions.