- Why Eleventy?
- Getting Started
- Using Data
- API Services
Install Eleventy Globally
It is not recommended to install Eleventy globally (though it does work fine).
It is preferred to use
package.json installation instead.
package.json installation will avoid versioning issues if you come back to this project later or decide to use Eleventy on multiple projects that may need different versions.
If you’re planning on deploying your site using a service like Netlify (running a build a deployment server), you must use
package.jsoninstallation and not global installation.
npm install -g @11ty/eleventy
The above adds an
eleventy command that you can use in any directory. When you run Eleventy globally, it might look like this: