Are you using monorepos? Then we recommend you follow our monorepos setup.

1. Create directory

Create a new folder called react-email-starter and initialize a new npm project:

mkdir react-email-starter
cd react-email-starter
npm init

2. Install dependencies

Install the React Email package locally and a few components.

npm install react-email @react-email/components -E

3. Add scripts

Include the following script in your package.json file.

  "scripts": {
    "dev": "email dev"

4. Include email template

Create a new folder called emails, create a file inside called index.tsx, and add the following code:

import { Button, Html } from "@react-email/components";
import * as React from "react";

export default function Email() {
  return (
        style={{ background: "#000", color: "#fff", padding: "12px 20px" }}
        Click me

5. Run locally

Start the development server.

npm run dev

6. See changes live

Visit localhost:3000 and edit the index.tsx file to see the changes.

Local Development

7. Next steps

Try adding these other components to your email.