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📦 create-conjoon

A scaffolding utility to help you instantly set up a functional conjoon app.


npx create-conjoon@latest [name] [targetDir]


npm init @conjoon/conjoon@latest

and follow the instructions on screen.

Both the name and the targetDir can be specified to trigger a quick install. If any of these arguments are missing, the installer will require confirmation for these settings from the user.


This command should be preferably used in an interactive shell so all features are available.


Node.js version 16.14 or above (check your installed version with node-v). Multiple Node versions can be managed with nvm.

Installation Settings​

The following guides you through the options available during the installation.


  • Type: String
  • default: conjoon

The name will be used as the name field in the created app's package.json and the title field in the related configurations.

The name will also be used as the default site's path, if targetDir was initially omitted. The site path is computed relative to the current working directory.


Make sure to adjust the meta fields found in the package.json (repository, author and such) if you plan to fork conjoon and create your own project from it.

Target Directory​

  • Type: String

The targetDir will be used as the target directory for this conjoon installation. The directory must not yet exist, otherwise the installer will show an error and request a new target directory. If omitted, defaults to ./<name>, but still requires confirmation of the user.

Installation Type​

  • Type: selection
  • values:
    • quick: Will install conjoon using its latest release and with demo data from the development release. The production build will be configured with fake endpoints, returning mock data in its responses.
    • custom Will install conjoon and configure it based on the following settings:

Base url for auth​

  • Type: String
  • default:

Base url where authentication endpoints are found.

Base url for email​

  • Type: String
  • default:

Base url where the rest-api-email-endpoints can be found


  • Type: select/String
  • default: <latest release>

Provides a list of the last 5 releases, and a text input to manually enter the required version, if the user wants to install an older release of conjoon. Requested versions will be looked up in the NPM registry. A message will be shown if the release was not found in the registry


Use the quick installation to get the conjoon frontend running locally. You can always configure the application to a later point for connecting to existing backends