To install Shaarli, simply place the files in a directory under your webserver's Document Root (or directly at the document root).

Also, please make sure your server meets the requirements and is properly configured.

Several releases are available:

  • by downloading full release archives including all dependencies
  • by downloading Github archives
  • by cloning the Git repository

Download as an archive

Get the latest released version from the releases page.

Download our shaarli-full archive to include dependencies.

The current latest released version is v0.9.0

Or in command lines:

$ wget
$ unzip
$ mv Shaarli /path/to/shaarli/

In most cases, download Shaarli from the releases page. Cloning using git or downloading Github branches as zip files requires additional steps (see below).|

Using git

$ mkdir -p /path/to/shaarli && cd /path/to/shaarli/
$ git clone -b v0.9 .
$ composer install --no-dev --prefer-dist

Stable version

The stable version has been experienced by Shaarli users, and will receive security updates.

Download as an archive

As a .zip archive:

$ wget
$ unzip
$ mv Shaarli-stable /path/to/shaarli/

As a .tar.gz archive :

$ wget
$ tar xvf stable.tar.gz
$ mv Shaarli-stable /path/to/shaarli/

Clone with Git

Composer is required to build a functional Shaarli installation when pulling from git.

$ git clone -b stable /path/to/shaarli/
# install/update third-party dependencies
$ cd /path/to/shaarli/
$ composer install --no-dev --prefer-dist

Development version (mainline)

Use at your own risk!

To get the latest changes from the master branch:

# clone the repository  
$ git clone -b master /path/to/shaarli/
# install/update third-party dependencies
$ cd /path/to/shaarli
$ composer install --no-dev --prefer-dist

Finish Installation

Once Shaarli is downloaded and files have been placed at the correct location, open it this location your favorite browser.

install screenshot

Setup your Shaarli installation, and it's ready to use!

Updating Shaarli

See Upgrade and Migration