Contao components installer

1.3.0 2018-07-23 12:19 UTC


Contao is an Open Source PHP Content Management System for people who want a professional website that is easy to maintain. Visit the project website for more information.


This custom Composer installer handles packages with the type attribute set to "contao-component" and installs them into a separate directory.


To create a Contao component, add the following to your composer.json:

    "name": "vendor/name",
    "type": "contao-component",
    "license": "LGPL-3.0-or-later",
    "require": {
        "contao-components/installer": "^1.0"

Component directory

By default, the components will be installed into a components/ directory. To change the installation directory, add the following to the composer.json file of your project:

    "config": {
        "component-dir": "assets"