Manual deployment

You can delete deploy.php and hosts.yml if you don't plan to use auto deployment. In that case, you can also run composer remove deployer/deployer deployer/recipes.

Don't forget to set your document root after having performed the steps of either Pure manual deployment or Manual deployment with composer for the first time.

Pure manual deployment

For pure manual deployment, run composer install --no-dev --optimize-autoloader locally. Afterwards upload the following files and folders:

Manual deployment with composer

If you have Composer and ssh access, then upload

On the server, run composer install --no-dev --optimize-autoloader.

Learn the core concepts Setup auto deployment