Get started with Enonic XP

Create, build and deploy your first app in minutes

1: Install Enonic CLI

Open Terminal app and run the following command:

brew tap enonic/cli
brew install enonic

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...or manually download the CLI executable for MacOS

Open Powershell and run the following command:

scoop bucket add enonic
scoop install enonic

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...or manually download the CLI executable for Windows

Open your Shell and run the following command:

wget -qO- | sh

..or, if you are using Snapcraft:

sudo snap install enonic

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...or manually download the CLI binary for Linux

2: CREATE a sandbox

enonic sandbox start

A sandbox is an isolated instance of the Enonic XP Software Developement Kit (SDK)

3: Launch Admin Console

open http://localhost:8080

or simply point your browser to http://localhost:8080

A: login

Create administrator user now, or do it later

Screenshot of the initial XP login - with ability to skip creation of user

B: Welcome TOUR

Install useful apps at the end of the tour

Image showing the last step of XP tour - Install apps

C: XP menu

Check out the apps in the launcher menu

Screenshot of the main menu for Enonic XP

Browse Enonic Market

Install new apps directly from the Applications interface, or visit the Enonic Market website:

Get serious!

enonic project create

Create a new project using one of our templates, or visit the templates section for more info.

Learn more

For more insight and discovering hidden gems check out the documentation below, or visit the documentation section.

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