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Composer: how to update packages' repository

Sometimes we might need to use a new repository for Composer's packages, for example, in a private environment, or countries like China.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to update the packages' repository for Composer.

It is as simple as two steps to update:

  • Update to a new mirror
composer config repo.packagist composer
  • Update lock file
composer update --lock

Now your Composer will be reading packages from the updated repository Hope you find this article useful.