npm i hint


💡 A hinting engine for the web

by webhintio

7.1.3 (see all)License:Apache-2.0TypeScript:Built-In
npm i hint

webhint (hint)

Quick start user guide

If you want to have an idea of what webhint does and you have an updated version of npm (v6.x) and Node.js LTS (v14.x) or later, x64 version recommended you can use the following command:

npx hint https://example.com

The recommended way of running webhint is as a devDependency of your project.

npm install hint --save-dev

And then add a script task to your package.json:

    "scripts": {
        "webhint": "hint http://localhost:8080"

And run it via:

npm run webhint

You can also run webhint from within VS Code and as a browser extension.

NOTE: If you run into any issues during the install process please check the troubleshoot section.

Further reading

Now that you have webhint up and running, it is time to learn a bit more about the different pieces:

Contributing to webhint

To know more about the internals of webhint, the structure of the project, how to create new hints, collectors, formatters, etc, take a look at the online contributor guide (or the local version).

Code of Conduct

This project adheres to the JS Foundation’s code of conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.


The code is available under the Apache 2.0 license.

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