1. nextjs-installation

Next.js Installation

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Getting started with Next.js and setting up a new project is simple. This guide will walk you through the process of installing Next.js, including creating a new project and running it on your local machine.


To install Next.js, you can use the following command in your terminal:

$ npx create-next-app [project-name]

This command will create a new Next.js project with the name [project-name].


To create a new Next.js project, open your terminal and run the following command:

$ npx create-next-app my-app

This command will create a new Next.js project named my-app in your current working directory.


After running the above command, Next.js will generate a new project with the following file structure:

 |- .gitignore
 |- node_modules/
 |- package.json
 |- pages/
 |- public/
 |- styles/
 |- vercel.json


The npx create-next-app command creates a new Next.js project in the specified directory. Next.js automatically generates a file structure for the new project that includes a default landing page, as well as directories for static assets and stylesheets.


Next.js is a powerful React framework for building server-side rendered or static web applications. The installation process is quick and easy, making it an accessible choice for developers looking to quickly prototype and build new applications.

Important Points

  • Ensure that Node.js is installed on your local machine before installing Next.js.
  • When naming your project, avoid spaces and special characters to ensure smooth installation and compatibility with other tools.
  • After creating a new project, use the cd command to navigate into the project directory before running other commands.


The installation process for Next.js is straightforward and user-friendly. By running a simple command from your terminal, you can quickly create a new Next.js project and begin building. Always be sure to double-check dependencies and file paths to avoid potential errors and ensure smooth project development.

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