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To create a storefront powered by Metaplex, you need to create a store on the Metaplex platform. This guide will outline steps you need to take to create your store.


  • Node.js version >= 14.17.0 or above (which can be checked by running node -v). You can use nvm for managing multiple Node versions on a single machine installed.
  • Yarn. Yarn is a performant package manager for JavaScript and replaces the npm client.

Apple M1 Chip

If you have macOS with the Apple M1 Chip, you'll need to install some additional dependencies.

After installing brew, run the following:

brew install pkg-config cairo pango libpng jpeg giflib librsvg

See additional information:

Local setup

Clone the repo and install its dependencies.

git clone
cd metaplex/js && yarn install && yarn bootstrap

Now run your store web server locally.

yarn start

After that you can open http://localhost:3000/ in your browser to see a storefront (it may take a minute to load the first time).