This article by Vultr will show us how to get Sylius set up on your FreeBSD system. Sylius is an open-source eCommerce platform based on Symfony, a PHP framework. The guide will also show you how to install the required components Composer, Node.js, and Yarn. See the link below for the full set of instructions.

This guide will walk you through the Sylius installation process on a fresh FreeBSD 12 Vultr instance using PHP, MariaDB as a database, and Nginx as a web server.


To be able to install Sylius you will need:

  • Vultr server instance with at least 2048 MB of memory.
  • Nginx or Apache. In this guide, we use Nginx.
  • PHP version 7.2 or greater with some specific PHP extensions: gd, exif, fileinfo, intl ……

How to Install Sylius eCommerce Platform on FreeBSD 12: