Updating to New Releases
Create React App is divided into two packages:
create-react-appis a global command-line utility that you use to create new projects.
react-scriptsis a development dependency in the generated projects (including this one).
When you run
npx create-react-app my-app it automatically installs the latest version of Create React App.
If you've previously installed
npm install -g create-react-app, please visit Getting Started to learn about current installation steps.
Create React App creates the project with the latest version of
react-scripts so you’ll get all the new features and improvements in newly created apps automatically.
To update an existing project to a new version of
react-scripts, open the changelog, find the version you’re currently on (check
package.json in this folder if you’re not sure), and apply the migration instructions for the newer versions.
In most cases bumping the
react-scripts version in
package.json and running
npm install (or
yarn install) in this folder should be enough, but it’s good to consult the changelog for potential breaking changes.
We commit to keeping the breaking changes minimal so you can upgrade