To install Zend framework 2 you have to follow below step
Download Zend Skeleton Application from this URL Zend Skeleton Application
Extract downloaded folder into your local server’s root folder
If you installed Xampp, then your default root folder is
If you installed Wamp, then your root folder is
Rename this folder as you want.(I named it ZF2)
Now you are not done yet. The skeleton Application is installed, but the framework is still missing, here some people might run into the first problems, but this actually is quite easy.
Now download composer window installer from http://getcomposer.org/download/ and install it.
Define composer path in Window Environment Variable if required.
Now open command prompt and type composer to verify installation.
In command prompt move to zend framework 2 installation directory (Ex. C:\xampp\htdocs\ZF2).
And run below command
C:\wamp\www\zf2>php composer.phar self-update Updating to version 15ad785ez55raj5kjnjkal749de47ca87d1408. Downloading: 100%
Now in window command prompt run below command to install zend framework using composer.
C:\wamp\www\zf2>php composer.phar install
Wait for some time while composer download zend framework in your project.
If you get CGI Enable error eg. “You must enable the openssl extension to download files via https”.
Click you use wamp server click on wamp server icon in taskbar then go to
Apache -> Apache modules and click on ssl_module
Now open your browser and write this URL in address bar
If you see below screen then zend framework installed successfully. 🙂
Hey Coder…..If you face any problem related with install or zend framework 2 web application development, Please fill free to put in comment.
Happy coding 🙂