Reptar is built on nodejs and as such you need to have nodejs installed to use Reptar.

Note: Reptar supports nodejs >= v4.0.0 and been tested on npm >= 3.0.0.

You can install nodejs via its homepage or via Homebrew.

After installing Homebrew you can install nodejs via:

brew install node


Ready to install Reptar? Getting started is simple!

  1. Install the Reptar command line interface. This installs the reptar command, which is your main interface to building your site.
npm install -g reptar
  1. Create the directory where your Reptar site will reside.
mkdir mysite && cd mysite
  1. Initialize a new Reptar site. This copies over basic scaffold files that are needed to build.
reptar init
  1. Build your Reptar site for the first time and then start a local server to view the built files.
reptar build && reptar serve
  1. Navigate to http://localhost:8080/ to see your new Reptar site!