CLI

The CLI offers a comprehensive suite of commands to initialize, manage, and improve your NextUI projects. It enables you to add, remove, or upgrade individual components, assess the health of your project, and more.

Installation

Requirements:

Global Installation

To install the CLI globally, execute one of the following commands in your terminal:

npm install nextui-cli -g

Without Installation

Alternatively, you can use the CLI without a global installation by employing npx:

npx nextui-cli@latest

Quick Start

Once the CLI is installed, run the following command to display available commands:

nextui

This will produce the following help output:

NextUI CLI <version>
A command line tool for seamless integration with NextUI
Usage: nextui [command]
Options:
-v, --version Show the version number
--no-cache Disable cache, by default data will be cached for 30m after the first request
-h, --help Display help for commands
Commands:
init [options] [projectName] Start a new NextUI project
add [options] [components...] Add NextUI components to your project
upgrade [options] [components...] Update NextUI components to the latest versions
remove [options] [components...] Remove NextUI components from your project
list [options] Show details of installed components
env [options] Display debug information about the local environment
doctor [options] Diagnose problems in your project
help [command] Get help on a specific command

init

Initialize a new NextUI project using the init command. This sets up your project with the necessary configurations.

nextui init my-nextui-app

You will be prompted to configure your project:

โ”Œ Create a new project
โ”‚
โ—‡ Select a template (Enter to select)
โ”‚ โ— App (A Next.js 14 with app directory template pre-configured with NextUI (v2) and Tailwind CSS.)
โ”‚ โ—‹ Pages (A Next.js 14 with pages directory template pre-configured with NextUI (v2) and Tailwind CSS.)
โ”‚ โ—‹ Vite (A Vite template pre-configured with NextUI (v2) and Tailwind CSS.)
โ”‚
โ—‡ New project name (Enter to skip with default name)
โ”‚ my-nextui-app
โ”‚
โ—‡ Select a package manager (Enter to select)
โ”‚ โ— npm
โ”‚ โ—‹ yarn
โ”‚ โ—‹ pnpm
โ”‚ โ—‹ bun
โ”‚
โ—‡ Template created successfully!
โ”‚
โ—‡ Next steps โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฎ
โ”‚ โ”‚
โ”‚ cd my-nextui-app โ”‚
โ”‚ npm install โ”‚
โ”‚ โ”‚
โ”œโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฏ
โ”‚
โ”” ๐Ÿš€ Get started with npm run dev

Install the dependencies to start the local server:

cd my-nextui-app && npm install

Start the local server:

npm run dev

add

Add components to your NextUI project with the add command. This command manages component dependencies and updates your project configurations.

Without specifying a specific component:

nextui add

You will be prompted to select the components you wish to add:

? Which components would you like to add? โ€บ - Space to select. Return to submit
Instructions:
โ†‘/โ†“: Highlight option
โ†/โ†’/[space]: Toggle selection
[a,b,c]/delete: Filter choices
enter/return: Complete answer
Filtered results for: Enter something to filter
โ—ฏ accordion
โ—ฏ autocomplete
โ—ฏ avatar
โ—ฏ badge
โ—ฏ breadcrumbs
โ—‰ button
โ—ฏ card
โ—ฏ checkbox
โ—ฏ chip
โ—ฏ code

To add a specific component:

nextui add button

You will see an output confirming the addition of the component:

Adding the required dependencies: @nextui-org/button
Tailwind CSS settings have been updated in: /project-path/tailwind.config.js
โœ… Components added successfully

upgrade

Upgrade all the NextUI components within your project.

nextui upgrade --all

Upgrade specific NextUI components within your project using the upgrade command to ensure they are up to date.

nextui upgrade button

You will be asked to confirm the upgrade:

โ•ญโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€ Component โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฎ
โ”‚ @nextui-org/button ^2.0.11 -> ^2.0.31 โ”‚
โ•ฐโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฏ
Required min version: @nextui-org/theme>=2.1.0, tailwindcss>=3.4.0
โ•ญโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€ PeerDependencies โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฎ
โ”‚ @nextui-org/theme 2.0.1 -> 2.1.0 โ”‚
โ”‚ tailwindcss ^3.2.3 -> ^3.4.0 โ”‚
โ•ฐโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฏ
2 minor, 1 patch
? Would you like to proceed with the upgrade? โ€บ - Use arrow-keys. Return to submit.
โฏ Yes
No

Upon confirmation, the command will execute and provide an output similar to:

โœ… Upgrade complete. All components are up to date.

remove

Remove components from your NextUI project with the remove command. This helps in managing the project's component structure and dependencies.

nextui remove button

A confirmation prompt will be displayed:

โ—๏ธ Components slated for removal:
โ•ญโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฎ
โ”‚ Package โ”‚ Version โ”‚ Status โ”‚ Docs โ”‚
โ”‚โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/button โ”‚ 2.0.27 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/button โ”‚
โ•ฐโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฏ
? Confirm removal of these components: โ€บ - Use arrow-keys. Return to submit.
โฏ Yes
No

Following confirmation, the output will indicate successful removal:

โœ… Successfully removed the specified NextUI components: @nextui-org/button

list

List all installed NextUI components in your project with the list command. This provides a clear overview of what is currently included in your project.

nextui list

The output will detail each component:

Current installed components:
โ•ญโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฎ
โ”‚ Package โ”‚ Version โ”‚ Status โ”‚ Docs โ”‚
โ”‚โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/autocomplete โ”‚ 2.0.10 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ newPost โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/autocomplete โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/badge โ”‚ 2.0.24 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/badge โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/button โ”‚ 2.0.27 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/button โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/chip โ”‚ 2.0.25 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/chip โ”‚
โ•ฐโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฏ

doctor

Diagnose and resolve issues within your project using the doctor command. This ensures your project's health and proper configuration.

nextui doctor

Depending on your project's status, you might see:

โœ… Your project has no detected issues.

Or, if issues are detected:

โŒ Your project has 1 issue that requires attention

env

Display detailed information about your project's environment settings using the env command. This includes system, dependencies, and configuration details.

nextui env

The output will reflect your current environment setup:

Current installed components:
โ•ญโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฎ
โ”‚ Package โ”‚ Version โ”‚ Status โ”‚ Docs โ”‚
โ”‚โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/autocomplete โ”‚ 2.0.10 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ newPost โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/autocomplete โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/badge โ”‚ 2.0.24 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/badge โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/button โ”‚ 2.0.27 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/button โ”‚
โ”‚ @nextui-org/chip โ”‚ 2.0.25 ๐Ÿš€latest โ”‚ stable โ”‚ https://nextui.org/docs/components/chip โ”‚
โ•ฐโ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ”€โ•ฏ
Environment Info:
System:
OS: darwin
CPU: arm64
Binaries:
Node: v18.18.2

API Reference

Explore the complete CLI commands and features in the API References.

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