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PHP Building Websites with PHP Dependency Management Introducing Composer

Meliza Caguimbal
Meliza Caguimbal
8,399 Points

"openssl extension is required..."

I am using XAMPP and Git Bash for this course. I have composer installed but when I type "composer require", here is the message that appears:

The openssl extension is required for SSL/TLS protection but is not available. If you can not enable the openssl extension, you can disable this error, at your own risk, by setting the 'disable-tls' option to true.

What should I do to continue?

1 Answer

You should go to XAMPP php.ini and remove the semicolum from: extension=php_openssl.dll