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Customize npm init default values

VIMAL KUMAR
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npm init is a first process of any new node project and we all have to setup author, version and license manually, This tutorial help you to config those things globally .

This is default npm init -y result value
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for chang default value of npm init command you need to follow this Synopsis

npm config set <key>=<value>
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Change global author name by

npm config set init-author-name "vimal kumar"
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Change global author email by

npm config set init-author-email "vimal@letskhabar.com"
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Change global author web url by

npm config set init-author-url "https://vimal.letskhabar.com/"
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Change global default license

npm config set init-license "MIT"

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Change global default version

npm config set init-version "0.0.1"
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For more check this npm documentation

All the change has been saved in your ~/.npmrc directory as shown in image below

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Now when you create new project with npm init -y you can see your default value has been changed according to your setup.

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Enjoy, Thanks for reading.

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