Create a new CMA instance in minutes
- Make sure you have Node v12 or newer
- Initialize app with
- Enter the app's directory
- Start up the app with
You’ll need to have Node >= 12 on your local development machine (but it’s not required on the server). You can use n (macOS, Linux) or nvm-windows to switch Node versions between different projects.
In addition, before setting up, make sure you have installed Docker! However, if you don't know or don't want to set it up manually, for Linux and macOS systems Docker installation is automated! Windows WSL2 systems will need to install Docker Desktop manually.
See more in the detailed guides below:
To create a new app, you may choose one of the following methods:
npx create-magento-app my-app
npm init magento-app my-app
yarn create magento-app my-app
Running any of these commands will create a directory called
my-appinside the current folder. Inside that directory, it will generate the initial project structure and install the transitive dependencies. Learn more:
To start the app, navigate to its directory and run the
This command will start Docker services, start Magento and open your app in the browser.
Create Magento App choose an available port for Magento 2 so it can vary. By default, it will use port 80 so the URL for the store will be http://localhost:80/.
If you plan to use the ScandiPWA theme, you have to do the ScandiPWA setup and then come back to this CMA guide to do the theme linking: