If you are familiar with our blog you must have seen that we've released a series of tutorials on how to make blogs using Strapi with a lot of frontend frameworks: Gatsby, React, Next.js, Nuxt, or Angular.
We thought that it would be a good idea to provide the result of these tutorials as starters for those who'd like to bootstrap a simple blog application with Strapi and their favorite frontend framework.
All the blog starters for React, VueJs, Next.js, Nuxt.js, Gatsby and Angular are going to be published one after the other, but right now, let's talk about the React starter!
Why did we make these starters?
Starters allow you to quickly visualize the result of the association between Strapi and your frontend framework.
It's easier and faster to dig into an existing application to get an idea of the product than to start an application from scratch.
As we've made tutorials on how to make a blog with this or that framework, it seemed useful for the Strapi community to use the resulting application in order to create starters.
So to get started with the starter, you have two options:
You can start by installing the starter and then following the tutorial to reproduce it and learn on the way.
Or you can run the starter to directly test the application.
So, let's see how to run it!
Clone the repository and install dependencies
git clone https://github.com/strapi/strapi-starter-react-blog.git cd strapi-starter-react-blog # Using yarn yarn setup:yarn # Using npm npm run setup:npm
Scaffold your project
This command will launch both of your backend and frontend server and do a data migration in your backend server
# Using yarn yarn build:yarn yarn develop:yarn # Using npm npm run build:npm npm run develop:npm
Alternatively, you can still start your servers separately:
Start the backend server
cd backend # Using yarn yarn build yarn develop # Using npm npm run build npm run develop
Start the frontend server
cd frontend # Using yarn yarn develop # Using npm npm run develop
- 2 Content types: Article, Category
- Permissions set to
truefor article and category
- 2 Created articles
- 3 Created categories
- Apollo integration (GraphQL) for fetching data from strapi
- Responsive design using UIkit
- "/" display every articles
- "/article/:id" display one article
- "/category/:id" display articles depending on the category
If you are interested in the idea of making React applications with Strapi, here are the reasons why it is very good to bet on this duo: Strapi + React.
If you liked it, it would be great to share the word 📣 And let me know what you thought of it in the comments below.
Enjoy this starter!
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