I know it is easy but nevertheless it is good to have it on one place. This howto shows how you set up a default coding standard in phpcs.
First you have to create or download a code style standard. If you want to create one, try this howto. If you already have a standard, try to untar it to:
You can check if phpcs founds you standard by using:
Next you just want to define it as your default standard by using:
phpcs --config-set default_standard $artodetoStyleGuide
Thats it, have fun.