This guide will help you get started with Volt Laravel Admin Dashboard


If you don’t already have an Apache local environment with PHP and MySQL, use one of the following links:

Also, you will need to install Composer:

  1. Download the project’s zip then copy and paste volt-dashboard-master folder in your projects folder. Rename the folder to your project’s name
  2. Make sure you have Node and Composer locally installed.
  3. Run the following commands in order to download all the project dependencies.
  4. composer install

    npm install

  5. Copy .env.example to .env and update the configurations (mainly the database configuration).
  6. In your terminal run php artisan key:generate.
  7. Run php artisan migrate --seed to create the database tables and seed them.
  8. Run php artisan storage:link to create the storage symlink (if you are using Vagrant with Homestead for development, remember to ssh into your virtual machine and run the command from there).


Register a user or login using [email protected] and secret and start testing the Laravel app (make sure to run the migrations and seeders for these credentials to be available).

Make sure to run the migrations and seeders for the above credentials to be available.

Besides the dashboard and the auth pages this application also has an edit profile page. All the necessary files (controllers, requests, views) are installed out of the box and all the needed routes are added to routes/web.php. Keep in mind that all of the features can be viewed once you login using the credentials provided above or by registering your own user.