Laravel Herd

Documentation for Windows

Additional PHP Extensions

Installing additional PHP extensions

You may add additional PHP extensions that are not included out of the box with Herd, by downloading their dlls files from and loading them via your php.ini file.

Adding extensions

You can browse the official pecl site and download Windows versions of the PHP extensions there.

Activating extensions

You may activate your custom extensions by editing your php.ini file. This file is located at %USERPROFILE%\.config\herd\bin\<version>\php.ini.