Learn, how to quickly solve the npm can’t find package.json error in your project.
When you install a package using the
npm install package-name without a
package.json file in your project, you will see the following error.
➜ demo npm install react
npm WARN saveError ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/Users/saigowtham/Desktop/sss/d/package.json'
npm notice created a lockfile as package-lock.json. You should commit this file.
npm WARN enoent ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/Users/saigowtham/Desktop/sss/d/package.json'
npm WARN d No description
npm WARN d No repository field.
npm WARN d No README data
npm WARN d No license field.
added 6 packages from 3 contributors and audited 9 packages in 5.736s
found 0 vulnerabilities
To fix this error, first you need to initialize the
package.json by using the following command.
npm init -y
Now, you can install the npm packages without any errors.
npm install react