This is an open source forum that was built and maintained at Laracasts.com.
- To run this project, you must have PHP 7 installed.
- You should setup a host on your web server for your local domain. For this you could also configure Laravel Homestead or Valet.
- If you want use Redis as your cache driver you need to install the Redis Server. You can either use homebrew on a Mac or compile from source (https://redis.io/topics/quickstart).
Begin by cloning this repository to your machine, and installing all Composer & NPM dependencies.
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:JeffreyWay/council.git cd council && composer install && npm install php artisan council:install npm run dev
Next, boot up a server and visit your forum. If using a tool like Laravel Valet, of course the URL will default to
http://council.test/registerto register a new forum account.
config/council.php, and add any email address that should be marked as an administrator.
http://council.test/admin/channelsto seed your forum with one or more channels.