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pain free NODE.js

echo 'export PATH=$HOME/local/bin:$PATH' >> ~/.bashrc
. ~/.bashrc
mkdir ~/local
mkdir ~/node-latest-install
cd ~/node-latest-install
curl | tar xz --strip-components=1
./configure --prefix=~/local
make install # ok, fine, this step probably takes more than 30 seconds...
curl -O -L


Installing the Command-Line Interface

The first step toward developing on Stencil is to install the Stencil CLI (command-line interface). You can do this via the following command:

npm install -g @bigcommerce/stencil-cli

Adding a Base Theme

git clone

after download complete cd cornerstone then run

npm install
stencil init

at the top level of your Stencil Theme. It will ask you a few questions to get your started.

stencil start

to run a local server so you can start developing your theme.

stencil bundle

to validate your code and create a zip bundle file that can be uploaded to BigCommerce.

upgrade you cli

npm i -g @bigcommerce/stencil-cli