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Installation » Composer » Install with Composer
Since Bolt 3.0 production installs are based around Composer installation methodology, by default. If you install from an archive file, you are basically getting a pre-prepared Composer install.
These methods provide flexibility and increased security by separating out programmatic logic from publicly accessible files and data.
If you don't have Composer installed on your system already, it can be obtained from the Composer project website
Tip: The Bolt documentation assumes that you
Choosing an install type¶
Depending on your needs, there are two different approaches: