Frontend development

The easiest and fastest way for frontend development with Frontastic is to use the staging environment of your project as the backend. You'll need to install the Frontastic CLI.

Follow the instructions on the Frontastic CLI to get started with development in no time.

Once you've got the Frontastic CLI running, you can open the URL for your project locally and you'll be able to see the very 1st version of your site. Your URL should be, for example,

Then you can start developing locally on your preferred IDE. What you start with is totally up to you but it may be easiest to start with our starter components or creating a basic Frontastic component. See the Using Frontastic starter components and the Using Frontastic components for get started.

There are some cases where you don't want to use staging for frontend development, so you can use a Frontastic sandbox. Find out more about sandboxes in the Frontastic sandboxes in the Frontastic studio and the Bringing up a Frontastic sandbox articles.