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Install on your local with NPM

Ensure that the npm on your machine is up to date

npm update graceful-fs@latest                                                                      
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   │      New major version of npm available! 6.14.11 → 7.5.6      │
   │   Changelog:   │
   │               Run npm install -g npm to update!               │
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npm install -g npm

Then install the gatsby-cli

npm install -g gatsby-cli

Then start installing and developing gatsby with starter packages that can be found on this page which is like templates for your website.

For example this one called Gatsby Starter Blog, start with gatsby new followed with the name of your project/folder e.g. blog then the Github URL of the source to install:

gatsby new blog

This will clone the repo and install Gatsby packages.

Your new Gatsby site has been successfully bootstrapped. Start developing it by running:

  cd blog # --> get in to the folder you setup above
  gatsby develop  # --> starting the gatsby engine

This will start the engine and it will give you the local URL address:

You can now view gatsby-starter-blog in the browser.

Open http://localhost:8000/ in your favorite browser

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