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vercel init

Learn how to initialize example projects locally from the command line.

The vercel init command is used to initialize projects locally from the examples found in the Vercel examples repository.

vercel init

Using the vercel init command to initialize a project locally.

vercel init [project-name]

Using the vercel init command to initialize a specific project locally.

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

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

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

  • --debug
  • --help
  • --force

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