Setting up a LocalGov Drupal Site with DDEV

Joeri Poesen //

LocalGov Drupal is an opensource Drupal distribution being built and maintained by UK Councils and Drupal developers. Its rationale: to pool knowledge resources to build a better publishing platform for local governments.

LocalGov's documentation explains how to set up LocalGov Drupal using Lando, a docker based tool to set up local development environments.

At TrainingCloud we prefer DDEV-local, a tool similar to Lando. Even though the company behind DDEV has announced their shutdown on May 15 2021, DDEV itself shows no signs of calling it quits.

This article assumes you've already set up DDEV-local itself. If you haven't, follow the DDEV-local installation instructions first and then come back.

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