Get started with Nuxt quickly with our online starters or start locally with your terminal.

Play Online

You can start playing with Nuxt 3 in your browser using our online sandboxes:

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Before getting started, please make sure you have installed the recommended setup.

* If you already have Node.js installed, check with node --version above 16.11.

If you have enabled Take Over Mode or installed the TypeScript Vue Plugin (Volar), you can disable generating the shim for *.vue files in your nuxt.config file:

export default defineNuxtConfig({  typescript: {    shim: false  }})

New Project

Open a terminal (if you're using Visual Studio Code, you can open an integrated terminal) and use the following command to create a new starter project:

npx nuxi init <project-name>
pnpm dlx nuxi init <project-name>

Open your project folder in Visual Studio Code:

code <project-name>

Install the dependencies:

yarn install
npm install
# Make sure you have `shamefully-hoist=true` in `.npmrc` before running pnpm installpnpm install

Note: If using pnpm, make sure to have .npmrc with shamefully-hoist=true inside it before pnpm install.

Development Server

Now you'll be able to start your Nuxt app in development mode:

yarn dev -o
npm run dev -- -o
pnpm dev -o

Well done! A browser window should automatically open for http://localhost:3000.

Next Steps

Now that you've created your Nuxt 3 project, you are ready to start building your application.