Get started with Enonic XP

Create, build and deploy your first app in minutes

Step 1 - Install Enonic CLI

Open Terminal app and run the following command:

brew tap enonic/cli
brew install enonic

Not yet familiar with the MacOS package manager Homebrew?
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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

Not yet familiar with Scoop, the command line installer for Windows?
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...or manually download the CLI executable for Windows

Open your Shell and run the following command:

sudo snap install enonic

Not familiar with Snapcraft, Canonical's app store?
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...or manually download the CLI binary for Linux


enonic project create

We recommend choosing "My first webapp" or "My first site" from the list of starters

STEP 3 - Build and deploy

Go to the newly created project folder, build and deploy the application:

cd myproject
enonic project deploy

NB! When started, the sandbox will be available at:

Wrapping up...

You just installed our SDK, built and deployed your first project. Sweet!

To finish the setup, we recommend to complete the following tasks:

1. login

Create administrator user now, or do it later

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

2. Welcome TOUR

Install useful apps at the end of the tour

Image showing the last step of XP tour - Install apps

3. View Applications

Open "Applications" tool to see your apps

Screenshot of the main menu for Enonic XP

Hands on guides

To get the "real stuff" done, our practical guides is the way to go, a selection is listed below.
For more, visit the guides section.

Reference documentation

Then, you might benefit from looking into the docs listed below:
For more insight and discovering hidden gems, visit the documentation section.

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