API reference of Frontity CLI commands.
The Frontity command-line tool (CLI) is the main entry point for getting up and running with a Frontity application. It provides functionality like running a development server or building your Frontity application for deployment.
The Frontity CLI (Frontity commands) is available via npm. You can run any Frontity command by doing
npx frontity <frontity-command>
npx frontity --helpfor full help.
frontitycommands you have available are:
These commands allow you to either create a Frontity project or a Frontity package:
These commands allow you to run a Frontity project in development or production mode:
These commands allow you to generate the code that can be used to run or analyze a Frontity project:
You can also use
--helpwith each of these commands to get more information about them:
npx frontity dev --help
Have a look at this video to learn more about what Frontity does internally when these commands are executed.
The Frontity CLI allows parametrization via arguments or environment variables to customize their execution.
If some of these arguments or environment variables are detected the proper values will be set and applied in the execution of the command.
--no-promptoption that can be used along with environment variables to avoid any questions from the CLI.
If you pass the
--no-promptflag to the
create-package, the CLI will use the name from either
If the CLI cannot find any of these environmental variables, it will prompt for the name of the package.
This is the scheme followed by the CLI to get the name of the package:
- 1.Create a Frontity project:
npx frontity create my-cool-project
- 2.Add a custom theme (package):
npx frontity create-package my-custom-theme
- 3.Launch a development server:
npx frontity dev
- 1.Generate a build of the project:
npx frontity build
- 2.Launch the project in production using the build generated before:
npx frontity serve