Try the new Ionic App Wizard for a visual way to start a new Ionic appOpen Wizard
Prefer to install and start an Ionic app manually from the command line? Follow the manual install below.
npm install -g @ionic/cliIf you’re new to the command line, read our Terminal tutorial
Start an app
ionic start myApp tabs
Create an Ionic App using one of our ready-made app templates, or a blank one to start fresh. Check out the Market for more designs.
For v1 projects, use the
$ ionic start myApp blank
$ ionic start myApp tabs
$ ionic start myApp sidemenu
Run your app
Much of your app can be built right in the browser with
ionic serve. We recommend starting with this workflow.
When you're ready to deploy your app to a real device, check out our Deploying guide.
Join the community
Get free access to the Ionic Forum, live training events, news updates, and more.
Ionic developers often say the Ionic community is one of the best parts about building Ionic apps, and we'd love to have you!
Supercharge your app
Update your app remotely, build native binaries in the cloud, and share your app easily with others, all from the Ionic Appflow dashboard.
That's it! You're done.
Head over to the Docs for more information, or explore some of the Ionic Framework’s other features below.
A curated set of ES5/ES6/TypeScript wrappers for plugins to easily add any native functionality to your Ionic apps.
Tabs, buttons, inputs, lists, cards, and more! A comprehensive library of mobile UI components, ready to go.
Learn how to easily customize and modify your app’s design to fit your brand across all mobile platform styles.
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Skip the app stores by pushing versions of your app directly to your users, live.
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