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Quickstart

This page explains how to quickly install and set up eZ Platform for development.

Prerequisites

To quickly install eZ Platform, you need a Linux machine with PHP and MySQL installed.

For more details see Full requirements.

Installation

To install eZ Platform you need Composer and git on your system. You also need to create a database.

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composer create-project --keep-vcs ezsystems/ezplatform . ^1
php app/console ezplatform:install clean

For more details see Install eZ Platform.

Run eZ Platform

To run eZ Platform on the built-in PHP server:

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php app/console server:run

The command will output the address of the development server. Add /ez to access the Back Office. The default Administrator login is admin with password publish.

Project structure

eZ Platform is a Symfony app and follows the project structure used by Symfony.

For more details see Structuring a bundle.

First steps

See First steps for common first tasks on a clean eZ Platform installation.

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