Initialize existing projects with Ionic
ionic init [options]
This command will initialize an Ionic app within the current directory. Usually, this means an
ionic.config.json file is created. If used within a multi-app project, the app is initialized in the root
ionic init will prompt for a project name and then proceed to determine the type of your project. You can specify the
name argument and
--type option to provide these values via command-line.
--multi-app flag is specified, this command will initialize your project as a multi-app project, allowing for apps within monorepos and unconventional repository structures. See the multi-app docs for details. Once a multi-app project is initialized, you can run
ionic init again within apps in your project to initialize them.
$ ionic init
$ ionic init "My App"
$ ionic init "My App" --type=angular
$ ionic init --multi-app
The name of your project (e.g.
Type of project (e.g.
Initialize even if a project already exists
Initialize a multi-app project