This package contains a starter kit for bootstrapping a new project with
npm create vite-plugin-web-extension pnpm create vite-plugin-web-extension yarn create vite-plugin-web-extension
When making changes to this package, you can run the starter kit via the
start script. You'll likely want to run it against your fork, like so:
pnpm start --repo <your-https-remote-url> --branch <your-branch-name>
If you're not working off a fork (basically just for maintainers with direct access to the repo), you can use:
pnpm start --branch <your-branch-name>
You do not need to publish an update the the NPM package to add or fix templates. Templates are consumed by the create command by cloning the
main branch of the repo - so changes just need to be merged into
Here's the steps the starter kit follows to create a project using a template:
- Clone the repo
- Get a list of templates from the
templates/templates.jsonfile via the raw github URL
templates/sharedfolder into the project folder
- Copy the
templates/<template-name>folder into the project folder (overwriting any files from the shared folder)
To add a new template, add a new folder inside
templates directory named after the template name, and add files for that template inside it.
All templates should result in a similar extension, see the other templates for an example.
When making change to the
src directory, a deployment is required.
To deploy, use the "Publish Starter Kit" action on GitHub. It will verify all the templates build successfully, bump the version, then deploy the package to NPM.