# Quick start

Strapi allows you to create local plugins that will work exactly the same as external ones. All your local plugins will be located in the ./plugins folder of your application.

# Development Environment Setup

Create a development project

  1. Create a new project cd .. && strapi new myDevelopmentProject.
  2. cd myDevelopmentProject && strapi develop To start the Strapi project

# Plugin development Setup

In a new terminal window:

  1. Generate a new plugin: cd /path/to/myDevelopmentProject && strapi generate:plugin my-plugin