Getting Started

Basic Project Structure

Acetate sites have 3 common components need to get started:

  1. A folder containing HTML and Markdown pages. This is generally called src.
  2. A acetate.config.js file that defines basic project configuration.

Quick Start

$ npm install -g acetate-cli

Clone the Acetate sample project and cd into it:

$ git clone && cd ./acetate-sample

Intall the dependencies with NPM:

$ npm install

Run the built-in development server:

$ acetate server

What's Next?

Take a look at Understanding Acetate for a more in depth look at how Acetate works. Then you are ready to start building your project or dive into some of the sample sites.

Starter Projects


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