Command-line Interface


vuepress <command> targetDir [options]


Build dir as a static site.

-p, --port <port>

See port.

-t, --temp <temp>

See temp.

-c, --cache [cache]


See cache.

--dest <dest>

See dest.


Start development server in debug mode.


Start development server in silent mode.


Start a development server. All options from vuepress build are available. And there are several options specifically for dev:

--host <host>

See host.


Open browser when ready.


Do not clear screen when dev server is ready. Note that dev server will not clear screen if you start it in debug mode.


Copy the default theme into .vuepress/theme for customization.


Shows debugging information about the local environment.

more commands

You can create a custom command with extendCli.