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Plugin Generator

Installing the Yeoman Generator

Verdaccio is a pluggable application, with the objective to help developers to generate new plugins, we have a custom generator based in Yeoman for generate all sort of plugins.

To install the generator, as first step you must install the yeoman command yo.

npm install -g yo

then, install the custom generator running the following in your terminal.

npm i -g generator-verdaccio-plugin

Using the generator

Use yeoman is quite straighforward, you can read more information about it here.

After a success install, run yo verdaccio-plugin in your terminal and follow the steps.

➜ yo verdaccio-plugin

Just found a `.yo-rc.json` in a parent directory.
Setting the project root at: /Users/user/verdaccio_yo_generator

_-----_ ╭──────────────────────────╮
| | │ Welcome to │
|--(o)--| │ generator-verdaccio-plug │
`---------´ │ in plugin generator! │
( _´U`_ ) ╰──────────────────────────╯
/___A___\ /
| ~ |
´ ` |° ´ Y `

? What is the name of your plugin? (customname)

Best practices

  • We recommend using Typescript for developing new plugins, we provide an extense support of Types which help you along the development.
? What is the name of your plugin? my-plugin
? Select Language (Use arrow keys)
❯ typescript
  • On describe your plugin, be brief and explicit, remember a good description will increase your chances your pluing to be used.
? Please, describe your plugin (An amazing verdaccio plugin)
  • Don't hesitate to include meaningful keywords, as verdaccio, plugin or your plugin type. Good keywords will help us to find you and future improvement in our collect information about all plugins.
? Key your keywords (comma to split) verdaccio,plugin,storage,minio,verdaccio-plugin
  • Keep your generator updated, don't miss any bug-fixes and performance improvements.


Help us to improve the generator, you can contribute in the following repository.