npm-search(1) -- Search for packages

SYNOPSIS

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npm search [--long] [search terms ...]
npm s [search terms ...]
npm se [search terms ...]

DESCRIPTION

Search the registry for packages matching the search terms.

If a term starts with /, then it's interpreted as a regular expression. A trailing / will be ignored in this case. (Note that many regular expression characters must be escaped or quoted in most shells.)

CONFIGURATION

long

  • Default: false
  • Type: Boolean

Display full package descriptions and other long text across multiple lines. When disabled (default) search results are truncated to fit neatly on a single line. Modules with extremely long names will fall on multiple lines.