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14th June, 2018

sfkrystal left a reply on Deploying A Laravel Application To DreamHost Shared Hosting • 3 months ago

Thanks, @alesh. Today I installed a fresh version of Laravel 5.6.24 using PHP 7.2 FastCGI on a Dreamhost domain. I haven't set up a database yet, but for a static website, it works.

A couple notes for others who may come here:

  • You can use git if you've enabled shell access. Just remove the vendor folder from your git ignore file.

  • PHP 7.2 is available on Dreamhost now.

  • I did not run any artisan commands - I just edited the .env file directly by renaming the .env.example file to .env and copying the APP_KEY from my local install.

  • For anyone else who may have missed the part about the /public folder, @alesh did mention it, but perhaps not in the big bold letters it deserves:

Under Web directory, add /public to the end of the domain name.

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