There are two quick ways to get Drutopia up and running: PHP on your local computer or a full, production-like environment provided by a virtual machine.
In both cases we’ll end with the Drutopia distribution codebase, built by Composer, in a directory called
my-drutopia-site (please change this to whatever you would like in the instructions below!).
See the DDEV virtual machine quickstart instructions on this page, or continue below for local PHP instructions.
PHP (7.3+, 8.1+ preferred; test in a terminal with
Note: If you have composer installed globally you can use
./composer.pharin the first command.
Run these commands in a terminal
Install the code base using Composer:
./composer.phar create-project drutopia/drutopia_template:dev-master --no-interaction my-drutopia-site
Change into the project directory:
Run a script to get the latest tested versions of all Drupal projects for the Drutopia release you’re installing.
For more information, see
Change into the web root and start PHP’s built-in server:
cd web && php -S localhost:8008
Open localhost:8008 and follow the installation instructions; leaving everything at defaults will be fine.
See the README that was downloaded in that step for more.