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  • NodeJS >= 18
  • NPM >= 10


git clone
cd trovu
npm clean-install      # Install dependencies
npm run build          # Build the website including data
npm run serve          # Run the local server

Now, open the displayed URL of the local server in your browser. You should see the Trovu website.

Add custom shortcuts

If you want to add custom shortcuts to your local installation (that shall be available as site namespaces), simply put one (or more) YAML files into /data/shortcuts/. Then, run npm run build again.

Use Local Installation

If you prefer a local installation over the use of the public version, you can set your local Trovu version as your default search engine (just use your web server's domain or your localhost as its domain).

Code documentation

An auto-created documentation of the code by JSDoc is also available.