Topic: Error - npm run start with Pro Advanced

dschaefers62 priority asked 1 year ago


Expected behavior

I want to use npm/webpack for custom build (new theme - change primary & secondary colors). Expected to run 'npm run start' immediately after a successful 'npm install', but the 'npm run start' fails.

Used the instructions at: https://github.com/mdbootstrap/mdb-starter-webpack

I expected that the file structure and configurations (pkg.json, webpack.config...) would have been setup so that I could do a build without further setup, but it appears additional steps are needed.

Actual behavior

Success: npm install git+https://oauth2:xxxx@git.mdb.../standard/mdb-ui-kit-pro-advanced Error: npm run start (see snippet)

What steps need to be taken before running 'npm run start'? I am seeing some discrepancies with the instructions on the website vs. what gets installed to 'mdb-ui-kit' folder. For example, the documented file structure does not match the structure in 'mdb-ui-kit' folder and custom scss files are named differently (_styles.scss vs. styles.scss).

Resources (screenshots, code snippets etc.)

PS D:\Projects\mdb5proadv-npm> npm install git+https://oauth2:blanked out@git.mdbootstrap.com/mdb/standard/mdb-ui-kit-pro-advanced

    added 1 package in 2m
    PS D:\Projects\mdb5proadv-npm> npm run start
    npm ERR! Missing script: "start"
    npm ERR! 
    npm ERR! Did you mean one of these?
    npm ERR!     npm star # Mark your favorite packages
    npm ERR!     npm stars # View packages marked as favorites
    npm ERR! 
    npm ERR! To see a list of scripts, run:
    npm ERR!   npm run

    npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
    npm ERR!     C:\Users\Dave\AppData\Local\npm-cache\_logs\2023-02-14T01_42_31_084Z-debug-0.log

Mateusz Lazaru staff answered 1 year ago


Did you run both npm install commands?

npm install 
npm install git+https://oauth2:xxxx@git.mdb.../standard/mdb-ui-kit-pro-advanced

First one is needed to install all dependencies excluding MDB PRO. The second command installs only MDB PRO without all other required dependencies, which could possibly cause the error.

Let me know if running both commands before npm start helped you.


dschaefers62 priority commented 1 year ago

Yes, thank you! I missed the initial ‘npm install’.

Works great when running both commands. I appreciate the help!



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Specification of the issue

  • User: Priority
  • Premium support: Yes
  • Technology: MDB Standard
  • MDB Version: MDB5 6.1.0
  • Device: Desktop
  • Browser: Any
  • OS: Win 11
  • Provided sample code: No
  • Provided link: Yes