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Quick start


Preset is distributed as a Node command line tool. You can install it globally with your favorite package manager:

npm i -g @preset/cli

Once installed on your system, the preset command becomes available. Alternatively, you can use Preset with npx directly:

# With global installation
preset apply organization/preset

# With npx for one-off commands (note that `apply` is an aliased package equivalent to `@preset/cli`)
npx apply organization/preset


A preset can be applied by providing its URL, its GitHub shorthand or its path on the disk via the first argument of the apply command.

# GitHub shorthand
preset apply organization/preset

# GitHub URL
preset apply [email protected]:organization/preset.git

# Local path
preset apply /your/local/preset

For more information about commands and arguments, use preset --help.