PHP Applications with Ease: Production-Ready Docker Images

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PHP Docker Images is an optimized set of Docker Images for running PHP applications in production. Everything is designed around improving the developer experience with PHP and Docker. Gone are the days of configuring each environment differently, and gone are the days of trying to figure out why your code works in one environment and not the other.

These images are highly optimized to run modern PHP applications, no matter where you want your application to run.

Experience the true difference of using these images vs the other options out there.

Read more about the key differences with these images →


Production-ReadyNative Health ChecksHigh Performance
Customizable and FlexibleBuilt on Ubuntu 22.04Built with Ondrej PHP
NGINX + PHP-FPMUnified LoggingBuilt with S6 Overlay


This repository creates a number of Docker image variations, allowing you to choose exactly what you need.

Simply use this image name pattern in any of your projects:


For example... If I wanted to run PHP 8.2 with FPM + NGINX, I would use this image:

⚙️ Variation🚀 Version

Real-life working example

You can see a bigger picture on how these images are used from Development to Production by viewing this video that shows a high level overview how we deploy "ROAST" which is a demo production app for our book.

Click the image below to view the video:

Laravel + NuxtJS From Dev to production


  • Website overview of the product.
  • Docs for a deep-dive on how to use the product.
  • Discord for friendly support from the community and the team.
  • GitHub for source code, bug reports, and project management.
  • Get Professional Help - Get video + screen-sharing help directly from the core contributors.


As an open-source project, we strive for transparency and collaboration in our development process. We greatly appreciate any contributions members of our community can provide. Whether you're fixing bugs, proposing features, improving documentation, or spreading awareness - your involvement strengthens the project. Please review our contribution guidelines and code of conduct to understand how we work together respectfully.

  • Bug Report: If you're experiencing an issue while using these images, please create an issue.
  • Feature Request: Make this project better by submitting a feature request.
  • Documentation: Improve our documentation by submitting a documentation change.
  • Community Support: Help others on GitHub Discussions or Discord.
  • Security Report: Report critical security issues via our responsible disclosure policy.

Need help getting started? Join our Discord community and we'll help you out!

Our Sponsors

All of our software is free an open to the world. None of this can be brought to you without the financial backing of our sponsors.

Find us at:

  • 📖 Blog - Get the latest guides and free courses on all things web/mobile development.
  • 🙋 Community - Get friendly help from our community members.
  • 🤵‍♂️ Get Professional Help - Get video + screen-sharing support from the core contributors.
  • 💻 GitHub - Check out our other open source projects.
  • 📫 Newsletter - Skip the algorithms and get quality content right to your inbox.
  • 🐥 Twitter - You can also follow Dan and Jay.
  • ❤️ Sponsor Us - Please consider sponsoring us so we can create more helpful resources.

Our products

If you appreciate this project, be sure to check out our other projects.

📚 Books

  • The Ultimate Guide to Building APIs & SPAs: Build web & mobile apps from the same codebase.

🛠️ Software-as-a-Service

  • Bugflow: Get visual bug reports directly in GitHub, GitLab, and more.
  • SelfHost Pro: Connect Stripe or Lemonsqueezy to a private docker registry for self-hosted apps.

🌍 Open Source

  • AmplitudeJS: Open-source HTML5 & JavaScript Web Audio Library.
  • Spin: Laravel Sail alternative for running Docker from development → production.
  • Financial Freedom: Open source alternative to Mint, YNAB, & Monarch Money.

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Author: serversideup

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License: GPL-3.0 license


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