2.2 documentation

Debug Component is commandline profiling package for Laravel 4, It was based from Laravel 4.1 commandline profiling tool which was merged with php artisan tail.

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Version Compatibility

Laravel Debug
4.0.x 2.0.x
4.1.x 2.1.x
4.2.x 2.2.x


To install through composer, simply put the following in your composer.json file:

    "require": {
        "orchestra/debug": "2.2.*"

And then run composer install from the terminal.

Quick Installation

Above installation can also be simplify by using the following command:

composer require "orchestra/debug=2.2.*"


Next add the following service provider in app/config/app.php.

'providers' => array(

    // ...




You could also create an alias for Orchestra\Support\Facades\Profiler in app/config/app.php.

'alias' => array(
    'Orchestra\Profiler' => 'Orchestra\Support\Facades\Profiler',


Enabling Profiler

To enable the profiler, all you need to do is:


This normally would goes in your development environment such as local environment, in the case app/start/local.php would be an ideal location to include the command.

Viewing the Profiler

To view the profiler, run the following command in your terminal:

php artisan debug