PyroCMS is simple to download and install - all you need is a basic development environment and you're ready to go! This page will walk you through the installation process.
git clone -o pyrocms https://github.com/pyrocms/pyrocms -b 2.2/master
Make sure you are using the correct branch - the PyroCMS versions guide explains the difference between branches. If you are using git to pull down changes from PyroCMS, check out our example git workflow.
Open the Installer
Download and extract the PyroCMS files into your development folder of choice. Next, visit the URL where your install is. For example, if we extracted PyroCMS into a folder called pyro on our development environment, we'd visit:
The installer will load an walk you throught the necessary steps to install PyroCMS.
Installation troubles? Check out some troubleshooting tips in our Troubleshooting Guide.
Once it's done, you'll have a link to your PyroCMS site as well as the admin area so you can log in. The admin panel is always located at /admin, in our pyro folder example, you can find your admin panel at:
Once you log into your admin panel for the first time, PyroCMS may prompt you to delete your installation folder if it wasn't able to do so autmoatically. It's very important to delete your install folder!
Go ahead and log into PyroCMS for the first time with the account you created during the installation process. You're now ready to get started!