by Sai gowtham

How to fix the start script missing error in Npm

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to fix the start script missing error when running an npm start command.

If you don’t specify a start script inside the package.json file and trying to use npm start command, you will see the following error.

➜  react-track git:(master)npm start

npm ERR! missing script: start

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR! /Users/saigowtham/.npm/_logs/2020-04-26T08_52_43_410Z-debug.log

To fix this error, you need to add a start script to your package.json file.

Example:

"scripts": {
     "start": "node app.js"
},

Here I added a start script app.js, in your case it will be some other file.

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