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create-volto-app helps you to set up Volto with a single command.


Install create-volto-app:

$ npm install -g yarn
$ npm install -g @plone/create-volto-app


Create a new Volto project with:

$ create-volto-app myvoltoproject

Replace myvoltoproject with the name/directory of your Volto project.

Change the directory to your project to get started:

$ cy myvoltoproject

Start Volto with yarn start

Start Volto with:

$ yarn start

This runs the project in development mode. You can view your application at http://localhost:3000

The page will reload if you make edits.

Please note that you have to run a Plone backend as well.

E.g. with docker:

$ docker run -it --rm --name=plone -p 8080:8080 -e SITE=Plone -e ADDONS="kitconcept.volto" -e ZCML="kitconcept.volto.cors" -e PROFILES="kitconcept.volto:default-homepage" plone

Consult the Volto docs for further details:


Build a production build with yarn build

Builds the app for production to the build folder.

The build is minified and the filenames include the hashes. Your app is ready to be deployed!

Start the production build with yarn start:prod

Runs the compiled app in production.

You can again view your application at http://localhost:3000

Run unit tests with yarn test

Runs the test watcher (Jest) in an interactive mode. By default, runs tests related to files changed since the last commit.

Update translations with yarn i18n

Runs the test i18n runner which extracts all the translation strings and generates the needed files.

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