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vercel init

Learn how to initialize example Vercel Projects locally using the vercel init CLI command.
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The vercel init command is used to initialize Vercel Projects locally from the examples found in the Vercel examples repository.

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vercel init

Using the vercel init command to initialize a Vercel Project locally.

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vercel init [project-name]

Using the vercel init command to initialize a specific Vercel Project locally.

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vercel init [project-name] [new-project-name]

Using the vercel init command to initialize a specific Vercel Project locally and rename the directory.

These are options that only apply to the vercel env command.

The --force option, shorthand -f, is used to forcibly replace an existing local directory.

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vercel init --force

Using the vercel init command with the --force option.

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vercel init gatsby my-project-directory --force

Using the vercel init command with the --force option.

The following global options can be passed when using the vercel init command:

For more information on global options and their usage, refer to the options section.

Last updated on July 25, 2024