The steps below for the Default jQuery Package. If you want to use the Webpack, go to this Webpack Quick Start section.
Download the latest theme source from the marketplace.
Download and install Node.js from nodejs.org/en/download/
Start command prompt window or terminal and change directory to
npm install --global npm@latest
Verify that npm in successfully installed, and version of installed npm will appear.
Yarn is a package manager for your code.
npm install --global yarn
Verify that yarn in successfully installed, and version of installed yarn will appear.
Here is just a way to install yarn, using npm package manager. Alternatively, you can install yarn using other methods as stated in yarn installation site. More information on yarn installation, check the documentation: https://yarnpkg.com/lang/en/docs/install/
Don't forget to run
yarn upgradeafter every Metronic updates released in order to install newly added or updated 3rd-party plugins.
Gulp is a toolkit that helps you automate your time-consuming tasks in development workflow. To install gulp globally.
npm install --global gulp-cli
If you have previously installed a version of
gulpglobally, remove it to make sure old version doesn't collide with new
npm rm --global gulp
Verify that gulp in successfully installed, and version of installed gulp will appear.
Install yarn dependencies. Must execute in
This below command will compile all the assets(sass, js, media) and copy HTML templates to
distfolder does not exist and it will be generated only after running gulp task.
Start the localhost server.
Keep the console open. Open this link to run
http://localhost:8080/. It will take a few seconds for the build to finish and you will get a list of all available demos(e.g: demo1, demo2... demo6). Click your prefered demo for further preview.
Ctrl+Cto quit from localhost.
For more information about the
Gulp build tool, click here.