Installing Laravel 4 through Composer on XAMPP

The easiest way to install Laravel on your local xampp server is to install through composer

  1. Download Composer from
  2. Run on command line :

The other method is to download Laravel source from

and extract its contents into webroot so that you may access it somewhat like:


Now, navigate to following directory in command line and run 

It will automatically install all the dependencies.

You can then access the default splash page from:




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  • Asim Shahzad

    Its simple and very useful…great

    • dxmaestro

      Thanks Asim 🙂