Grav - Installation


In this chapter, we will understand the installation of Grav. We will discuss the software requirements for Grav and also how to download it.

Software Requirements for Grav

Let us now understand the software requirements for Grav.

Web Server

  • WAMP (Windows)
  • LAMP (Linux)
  • XAMP (Multi-platform)
  • MAMP (Macintosh)
  • Nginx
  • Microsoft IIS

Operating System − Cross-platform

Browser Support − IE (Internet Explorer 8+), Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera

PHP Compatibility − PHP 5.4 or higher

Text Editors

  • Sublime Text (Mac / Windows/ Linux)
  • Atom (Mac / Windows)
  • Notepad ++ (Windows)
  • Bluefish (Mac / Windows/ Linux)

Download Grav

Click on this link and follow the steps as shown in the screenshot given below to download Grav.

Grav Installation

Unzip the downloaded Grav file into your web server.

Setup Wizard

Installation of Grav is a very simple process. Follow the steps given below for Grav setup.

  • Download the zip file and extract it to your web server or local host. Rename the folder from its current name that you want to use to refer to your site.

  • Open your browser and navigate to localhost/<your_folder_name>, you will be redirected to a screen which shows you have installed Grav successfully as in the following screenshot.

Grav Installation
  • Grav comes with a sample page that helps you get started. In the above screenshot, you can see the home link which has displayed a sample page.