[laravel] Set port for php artisan.php serve

How do we set a custom port for test server?

Normally when we do

php artisan serve

the folder gets served as :


How do could we access one folder as:


I want to access two different development sites on my localhost.

This question is related to laravel laravel-4 php-5.4

The answer is

Laravel 5.8 to 8.0 and above

The SERVER_PORT environment variable will be picked up and used by Laravel. Either do:

export SERVER_PORT="8080"
php artisan serve

Or set SERVER_PORT=8080 in your .env file.

Earlier versions of Laravel:

For port 8080:

 php artisan serve --port=8080

And if you want to run it on port 80, you probably need to sudo:

sudo php artisan serve --port=80

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