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On this site, you find a guide to install CakePHP on CloudPanel.

Creating a CakePHP Site

Via CloudPanel

  1. Click on + Add Site and then click on Create a PHP Site.
Create a PHP Site
  1. Select the Application CakePHP, enter Domain Name, Site User, Site User Password, and click on Create.
Create a CakePHP Site

Via CloudPanel CLI

If you like the command line, you can create a CakePHP Site with the following command as root user.

clpctl site:add:php --phpVersion=8.2 --vhostTemplate='CakePHP 5' --siteUser='john-doe' --siteUserPassword='!secretPassword!'

Creating a CakePHP Project

  1. Log in via SSH with the Site User:
ssh john-doe@server-ip-address
  1. Go to htdocs and delete the directory which CloudPanel has created:
cd htdocs && rm -rf
  1. Create a CakePHP Project via Composer:
php8.2 /usr/local/bin/composer create-project --prefer-dist cakephp/app:~5.0
  1. Done! You can now open your site in your browser to see the Welcome to CakePHP 5 page.
Welcome to CakePHP