Installing MongoDB in Laragon Windows

Installing MongoDB in Windows can be very confusing when you’re a beginner. Your first thought was probably to just google and find a article that will summarize it for you, well you came to the right place. Let’s dive into the installation right away

  1. Download and install the latest version of the following if you have not already:
  2. Download MongoDB PHP extension:
    • Make sure to download the correct DLL that matches your PHP version.
    • If you do not know which PHP version you’re running, right click on Laragon -> PHP > Version – you should see the version of PHP displayed here.
  3. From the start menu tray, right click on Laragon -> PHP > php.ini, then add the following code: extension=php_mongodb.dll then save the file. Then restart Laragon
  4. Test, create a PHP  file in your laragon www directory then add the following: <?php phpinfo(); then save the file. Access the file in your browser, you should see the following:

Do you need help with a project? or have a new project in mind that you need help with?

Contact Me