yii-2.0

Installing Yii2 in 3 Steps

Part 2: Downloading and Installing Yii 2

Please Note: If you haven’t yet installed please install it according to the instructions given in my previous post Installing Composer in 7 Steps as you can’t install without first installing the Composer.

Let’s start installing Yii 2 by following these 3 steps.

Step 1:

Press¬†win+R from key board to open “Run Dialog Box” and type ‘cmd’¬† in the “Open” text box and hit Enter Key.

Step 2:

change directory to “wamp/www” and type the following command in command prompt.

composer create-project --prefer-dist yiisoft/-app-basic basic

On my PC it will look some thing like this:

E:\wampwww>composer create-project --prefer-dist yiisoft/yii2-app-basic basic

It will take some time to complete the . So be patient and wait a bit until gets completed.

Step 3:

After installation we’ll check whether every thing is going right or not. So, open any browser and type the following address in address bar.

http://localhost/basic/web

You should see the following page in your browser which means you’ve successfully installed Yii2 basic on your local server.

yii2_home_pageCongrats! You’ve successfully installed Yii2.

If you further want to learn about any other PHP Framework and if you don’t know how to install it, don’t worry, a list of famous is given as follows. Just click the link and start installing your next favorite PHP Framework.

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