To use WordPlate, you need to have PHP 7.2+ installed on your machine. You’ll also optionally need Node.js and npm installed if you want to use Laravel Mix to compile your CSS and JavaScript.

Install WordPlate by issuing the Composer create-project command in your terminal:

$ composer create-project wordplate/wordplate
Are you a visual learner? WordPlate provides a [free, thorough introduction to WordPlate](https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLigSAMFNpkZiVpi0rSzoWhS4qa4JPq09O) for newcomers to the framework. It's a great place to start your journey.

Laravel Valet

If you’re using Laravel Valet together with WordPlate, checkout our local valet driver.