The create-package command creates a new Frontity package in a project. Launch this command from the root of the Frontity project

npx frontity create-package [package-name] [options]



This argument sets the name of your Frontity package. The create-package command will create a folder named [package-name] under packages. It will also add the proper dependency in the package.json of your Frontity project




--namespace <value>

Sets the namespace for this package


Skips prompting the user for options. Related environment variable: FRONTITY_CREATE_PACKAGE_NAME.


Output usage information


  • Create a custom theme package named my-custom-project

> npx frontity create-package my-custom-theme
? Enter the namespace of the package: theme
✔ Adding package.json.
✔ Adding src/index.js.
✔ Installing package my-custom-theme.
New package "my-custom-theme" created.

Environment Variables


If you pass the --no-prompt flag to the create-package, the CLI will use the name from this FRONTITY_CREATE_PACKAGE_NAME environment variable.

If the CLI cannot find a FRONTITY_CREATE_PACKAGE_NAME environmental variable, it will prompt for the name of the package



You can see a scheme of the whole workflow of using this FRONTITY_CREATE_PACKAGE_NAME environment variable in the --no-prompt section