Get started with Ionic.

Follow our step-by-step installation guide to get started with Ionic in minutes, or use our App Wizard to generate an app visually.

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Use our App Wizard to generate an Ionic project visually. Choose a template, custom colors, app icon, and JavaScript Framework to get building quicker.

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Installation Guide

01

Install Ionic

Install Node.js, then install the latest Ionic command-line tools in your terminal. Follow the Android and iOS platform guides to install their required tools.

npm install -g @ionic/cli

New to command line? Read our Terminal tutorial

02

Start an app

Create an app using one of our ready-made app templates, or a blank one to start fresh. Check out the Market for more designs.

ionic start myApp tabs
03

Run your app

Much of your app can be built in the browser with ionic serve. We suggest starting with this workflow. When you’re ready, check out our Deploying guide.

cd myApp
ionic serve

Next steps