In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to change a default location for the local installation of an npm package.
When we run a
npm install <package-name> command, npm starts installing the package and stored it inside the
node_modules folder in your project root directory.
Now, we are going to see how to install an npm package in a different location, for example
We can change a location for the local installation of an npm package by using the
--prefix flag followed by the folder path which is a custom location you need to specify for installing the npm package.
Here is an example:
npm install react --prefix users
This above command installs the
react package locally in a