Display npm username

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npm whoami [--registry <registry>]

Note: This command is unaware of workspaces.


Display the npm username of the currently logged-in user.

If logged into a registry that provides token-based authentication, then connect to the /-/whoami registry endpoint to find the username associated with the token, and print to standard output.

If logged into a registry that uses Basic Auth, then simply print the username portion of the authentication string.



The base URL of the npm registry.

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Last edited by isaacs on August 16, 2021