Installing Drupal 8 with composer and Docker - docker4drupal 2018!

In this video, we are going to install Drupal 8 with the help of composer and docker4drupal

We are going to use composer to create a codebase with the latest version of Drupal 8.

composer create-project drupal-composer/drupal-project:8.x-dev docker_drupal --stability dev --no-interaction

Then we are going to clone the latest version of docker4drupal and remove the .git folder from it

git clone docker_drupal_server
rm -R docker_drupal_server/.git

Then we are going to remove the docker-compose.override.ym which will tell docker4drupal to check for a web folder and load the Drupal codebase from there

rm docker_drupal_server/docker-compose.override.ym

And copy the content of the server folder's content to the Drupal composer folder:

cp -R docker_drupal_server docker_drupal

Afterward, we are going to change to the docker_drupal folder and use docker compose to run the containers:

docker-compose up -d

And the Drupal install interface should appear under:


How to install composer:

How to install Docker:



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Nikolay is a Drupal PHP developer with more than 7 years of experience. Passion for teaching, passion for simplicity and effectiveness of the code are just some keywords that he cares about. See more ...
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