Frequently asked questions

All common issues are solvable with the answers in this FAQ or the Docs . Please check the community help repository before opening a support ticket.

Which frameworks are supported?

Tinkerwell supports anything with custom drivers but the following drivers are included out of the box:

  • Craft CMS
  • Kirby CMS
  • Laravel
  • Lumen
  • Magento 2
  • Moodle
  • October CMS
  • Presta Shop
  • Statamic
  • Wordpress

What are the system requirements?

Tinkerwell requires you to have a working local PHP binary. The minimum PHP version depends on the Laravel version that you want to tinker with, but we always recommend running the latest available stable version of PHP.

If you are on Windows, make sure to point Tinkerwell to your local php executable in the settings.

Tinkerwell has only been tested on debian derivates such as Ubuntu and Debian itself. If you are running a different version, you can still try to use Tinkerwell. If Tinkerwell doesn't work on your machine and we have no solution to it, we'll give you a refund.

Is the license valid forever?

Yes. The license has no time limit and lasts forever. It covers updates to the app for one year after your purchase.

Do you have a return policy?

In case you are unhappy with Tinkerwell, just get in touch with us within the first 14 days and we will figure it out.

Technical Support

If you have a technical problem and can't solve it with the answers in this FAQ, please open a GitHub issue at We try to guide you in the right direction there but due to the amount of unique development setups, we can't provide individual technical support or consulting.

Sales Support

In case you need help with your purchase, you can send us an email at We can track down lost emails, process refunds, or link licenses with Beyond Code accounts.

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