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Installing CrafterCMS on Windows

This section describes in detail how to install/setup CrafterCMS on Windows.

Prerequisites

First, we need to install Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) by following the instructions here which will enable the required optional components, download the latest Linux kernel, set WSL 2 as your default, and install Ubuntu Linux for you.

Installing CrafterCMS

There are a couple of ways to install/run CrafterCMS on Windows

Note that the preferred method of installing and running CrafterCMS is via the binary archive through WSL as described here.