TYPO3 CMS Base Distribution

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TYPO3 CMS Base Distribution

Get going quickly with TYPO3 CMS.



  • composer create-project typo3/cms-base-distribution project-name ^12
  • cd project-name


To start an interactive installation, you can do so by executing the following command and then follow the wizard:

composer exec typo3 setup

Setup unattended (optional)

If you're a more advanced user, you might want to leverage the unattended installation. To do this, you need to execute the following command and substitute the arguments with your own environment configuration.

composer exec -- typo3 setup \
    --no-interaction \
    --driver=mysqli \
    --username=typo3 \
    --password=typo3 \
    --host= \
    --port=3306 \
    --dbname=typo3 \
    --admin-username=admin \
    --admin-email="info@typo3.org" \
    --admin-user-password=password \
    --project-name="My TYPO3 Project" \

Development server

While it's advised to use a more sophisticated web server such as Apache 2 or Nginx, you can instantly run the project by using PHPs` built-in web server.

Please be aware that the built-in web server is single threaded and only meant to be used for development.


GPL-2.0 or later