Migrating to Laravel 5.6

Last Updated at : February 10, 2018 By - Usama Muneer | 2002

    As you might have heard, Laravel 5.6 is out with lots of new stuff packed for developers.

    Here’s what you need to know before migrating your website from Laravel5.5 to Laravel 5.6

    Laravel 5.6 requires you to have PHP 7.1.13 or higher

    So if you’re looking to migrate your project to Laravel 5.6, you need to make sure your machine is running on PHP 7.1.13 or higher.

    Update your composer.json file

    Change phpunit/phpunit version to ~7.0

    Well thats the most basic steps to do, try & run composer update & see if everything works as it was before.

    You may follow this guide for more detailed information.

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    Usama Muneer

    A web enthusiastic, self-motivated & detail-oriented professional Full-Stack Web Developer from Karachi, Pakistan with experience in developing applications using JavaScript, WordPress & Laravel specifically. Loves to write on different web technologies with an equally useful skill to make some sense out of it.

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