Server requirements

PHP 7.3 or higher is required in order to run Backyard.


Install Composer

The framework uses Composer to manage its dependencies. Please follow the documentation on the official website in order to install it.

We recommend installing Composer globally on your system.

Install the framework

Navigate to the folder where you wish to create a WordPress plugin and through your terminal run the following command:

composer require backyardwp/framework

This will install the framework and the dependencies.