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Local Mautic development with DDEV

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DDEV is an OS agnostic wrapper for Docker that makes it easy to set up PHP projects on your local machine. DDEV aims to make Docker simple and accessible to everyone. Even better, DDEV is entirely open source. In this guide we will show you how to set up a local development environment for Mautic,…

Thanks for this blog post. We will develop a plugin for Mautic for one of customers soon, and would like to work with the index_dev.php in our dev environment, as mentioned in

However, with DDEV we had to do the following things to get the dev environment up and running:

  • In .ddev/config.yaml, change nginx-fpm to apache-fpm
  • In .htaccess, replace
RewriteRule .? %{ENV:BASE}/index.php [L]


RewriteRule .? %{ENV:BASE}/index_dev.php [L]

If anyone has an easier solution to get the dev environment working in DDEV, please share it :slight_smile: at least we’re up and running for now!

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@Woeler can you give any insights?

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