There are two methods to install NodeCG: cloning from GitHub or using the nodecg-cli.
Install Node.js (version 18).
npm install --global nodecg-cli@latest
Cloning from GitHub:
# Be sure to clone a specific release's tag name.
git clone --depth 1 --branch v2.1.0 https://github.com/nodecg/nodecg.git
npm run build
node index.js or
nodecg start in the root nodecg folder.
Open the dashboard (
http://localhost:9090 by default).
NodeCG's individual graphics packages are called bundles. They can be installed either from the command-line
(via nodecg-cli), or by simply placing the folder into the
nodecg install lange/lange-notify
nodecg install bitbucket:username/repo-name
Enter the git URL.
nodecg install https://gitlab.com/username/repo-name.git
Bundles are just directories inside the
They can always be added and removed by simply moving them into or out of that folder.
Avoid installing or uninstalling bundles while NodeCG is running.