Voyager is super easy to install. After creating your new Laravel application you can include the Voyager package with the following command:
composer require tcg/voyager
Next make sure to create a new database and add your database credentials to your .env file, you will also want to add your application URL in the
Finally, we can install Voyager. You can choose to install Voyager with dummy data or without the dummy data. The dummy data will include 1 admin account (if no users already exist), 1 demo page, 4 demo posts, 2 categories and 7 settings.
To install Voyager without dummy data simply run
php artisan voyager:install
If you prefer installing it with the dummy data run the following command:
php artisan voyager:install --with-dummy
And we're all good to go!
Start up a local development server with
php artisan serve And, visit the URL http://localhost:8000/admin in your browser.
If you installed with the dummy data, a user has been created for you with the following login credentials:
If you did not go with the dummy user, you may wish to assign admin priveleges to an existing user. This can easily be done by running this command:
If you wish to create a new admin user you can pass the
--create flag, like so:
And you will be prompted for the users name and password.
This section is meant for users who are installing Voyager on an already existing Laravel installation or for users who want to perform a manual install. If this is not the case, you should go back to the installation documentation or skip this section.
The first thing you should do is publish the assets that come with Voyager. You can do that by running the following commands:
php artisan vendor:publish --provider=VoyagerServiceProviderphp artisan vendor:publish --provider=ImageServiceProviderLaravel5
To add the Voyager Service Provider open up your application
config/app.php file and add
TCG\Voyager\VoyagerServiceProvider::class, in the
providers array like so:
<?php'providers' => [// Laravel Framework Service Providers...//...// Package Service ProvidersTCG\Voyager\VoyagerServiceProvider::class,// ...// Application Service Providers// ...],