Choose your preferred SSG:
Choose your preferred SSG:

Managing your Node.js version with nvm

CloudCannon uses the LTS (v16.13.0) version of Node.js by default. You can use nvm to select which node version to use with your build.

The following Node.js versions are pre-installed:

  • v10.24.1
  • v12.22.9
  • v14.18.3
  • v15.14.0
  • v16.13.0 (default)
  • v16.13.1​​​​​​ (LTS)

Each Node.js version has the following packages preinstalled globally:


Select which nvm version to use in your preinstall script:

nvm use v14.18.3

Or install and use a custom version:

nvm install v17.5.0
nvm use v17.5.0


Add a .nvmrc to your site’s root directory to specify which node version to use. For example:


Then in your preinstall script:

nvm use
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Other Resources

  1. Node.js Home
  2. nvm Documentation
  3. Yarn Home