In order to launch the theme you will need to generate the
assets folder from
src folder by installing and running the build tools in command line.
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/. The suggested version to install is
Start command prompt window or terminal and change directory to
Install the latest npm.
npm install --global npm@latest
Install yarn via the npm.
npm install --global yarn
Don't forget to run
yarn upgradeafter every Metronic updates released in order to install newly added or updated 3rd-party plugins.
npm cache clean --forcecommand, if installation had failed at any step. Retry from start after it done.
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) to
[metronic]/theme/html/[demo]/dist/assetsfolder. State which demo to compile and append at the of the command. Eg.
Start the localhost server.
gulp localhost --demo1
Keep the console open. Open this link to run
http://localhost:8080/. It will take a few seconds for the build to finish.
Ctrl+Cto quit from localhost.
For more information about the
Gulp build tool, click here.