Laravel 5.4

5.4 Installation

The zip file contains all laravel files integrated with Chandra, however you need to perform following steps to get vendors etc.

Get Composer packages

composer install


chmod -R 775 storage

chmod 775 bootstrap/cache

If you are on linux/ mac you can run below command to chown it.

chown -R www-data /var/www

database credentials

open .env and modify database details with yours

add tables to database

php artisan migrate

add admin to users table

php artisan db:seed --class=AdminSeeder

compile assets

If you don't have good knowledge on nodejs and npm, you can copy public folder files from codecanyon's downloaded files

Note : The above step is completely optional , if you are not comfortable with this, you can skip it and perform the below steps, still it works fine.

Make sure you have nodejs installed in your system with minimum version 6.10.0,

you can check installed version by running node -v command in terminal.

If you are having older version, please install latest version from

For laravel 5.4 , the minimum version of php required is 5.6.4 and

the following php extensions are rquired

  • PHP >= 5.6.4

  • OpenSSL PHP Extension

  • PDO PHP Extension

  • Mbstring PHP Extension

  • Tokenizer PHP Extension

  • XML PHP Extension

from 5.4 onwards, Laravel team decided to move to webpack from gulp

so assets compilation differs a bit.

They introduced a new npm package for webpack called mix

you can read more about it here

install local packages

yarn install

get bower components

bower install

move assets to public

npm run dev

Note: If bower gives warning that you are running as administrator, please run the command bower install --allow-root


open your website and now it should be fully working :)

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