npm publish [<tarball>|<folder>] [--tag <tag>] [--access <public|restricted>] Publishes '.' if no argument supplied Sets tag 'latest' if no --tag specified
Publishes a package to the registry so that it can be installed by name. See
npm-developers for details on what's included in the published package, as
well as details on how the package is built.
A folder containing a package.json file
A url or file path to a gzipped tar archive containing a single folder
with a package.json file inside.
Registers the published package with the given tag, such that
npm install <name>@<tag> will install this version. By default,
npm publish updates
npm install installs the
Tells the registry whether this package should be published as public or
restricted. Only applies to scoped packages, which default to
If you don't have a paid account, you must publish with
to publish scoped packages.
Fails if the package name and version combination already exists in the specified registry.
Once a package is published with a given name and version, that specific name and version combination can never be used again, even if it is removed with npm-unpublish.
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