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Storyblok Command Line Interface

Storyblok provides an official CLI for quickly scaffolding ambitious web projects.


      npm i storyblok -g



Sign into your account via the following command:

      storyblok login


Sign out of your account with the following command:

      storyblok logout

if you encounter a 404 by executing any Storyblok CLI commands, logout & login again will help.


Use select to kickstart a boilerplate, fieldtype, or theme.

      storyblok select 

After running the command, you will be prompted to name your new project, and select the type of project it will be:

ThemeThis will prompt you to select pre-rendered themes that Storyblok has made. After selecting a theme, you will be prompted to type in your space ID so that the project can be tied to a space on Storyblok. Then, it will ask you for your domain URL and theme token. Finally, it will git-clone the repository for you with all your information pre-populated.
Boilerplate This will bring up a selection of boilerplates that can be used with your coding language of choice: JavaScript (Node.js and Vue.js), Python (Django), Ruby (Sinatra), and PHP (Silex). Then, the GitHub repo for the boilerplate of choice will be cloned. After, you will be prompted to type in your space ID so that the project can be tied to a space on Storyblok.
FieldtypeThis will automatically git-clone our fieldtype repo.

Download your space's components schema as json

The following command allows you to save your components schemas somewhere save (git, svn) and also allows you to migrate components between different spaces. Download your components json:

storyblok pull-components --space <SPACE_ID>

Use your Space ID to access this feature.
To access your space id go to {1} Settings, then {2} Space. Your {3} Space ID should be displayed.


Push your components file to your/another space

To push your downloaded components schema to another space you can execute the following command. Make sure to pass the right path/url of your components file you've downloaded as last parameter:

storyblok push-components --space <DEST_SPACE_ID> {{path/url}}


You can sync components, folder, roles, datasources or stories between spaces.

      storyblok sync --type <COMMAND> --source <SPACE_ID> --target <SPACE_ID> 
typedescribe the command type to execute. Can be folders, components, stories, datasources or roles. It's possible pass multiple types separated by comma (,).
sourcethe source space to use to sync
targetthe target space to use to sync
regionyour space region (default: eu). If your space was created under the US region, you should use us instead.



Please note that it is currently not possible to use the CLI to synchronize information between spaces in different regions.

      /* Sync components from `00001` space to `00002` space */
storyblok sync --type components --source 00001 --target 00002

/* Sync components and stories from `00001` space to `00002` space */
storyblok sync --type components,stories --source 00001 --target 00002

You can sync multiple spaces! Tutorial: Setting Up Multiple Spaces with Storyblok CLI


Create a space in Storyblok and select the boilerplate to use

      storyblok quickstart


List all the spaces of the currently logged-in account

      storyblok spaces


Imports flat content from .csv, .xml and .json files coming from other systems.

The attributes path and title are required.

      storyblok import --file <FILE_NAME> --type <TYPE_OF_CONTENT> --folder <FOLDER_ID> --delimiter <DELIMITER_TO_CSV_FILES> --space <SPACE_ID>
filename of the file
typename of the content type you want to use for the import
space ID number of your space
delimiter (optional)delimiter of the .cvs files, only necessary if you are uploading a csv file (Default value is ; )
folder (optional)id of the folder where you want to store the content in Storyblok


For global help

      storyblok --help

For command help

      storyblok sync --help


To check your current version of the Storyblok CLI

      storyblok -V 
/* or --version */



Create a migration file (with the name change_<COMPONENT>_<FIELD>.js) inside the migrations folder.

      storyblok generate-migration --space <SPACE_ID> --component <COMPONENT_NAME> --field <FIELD>
spacethe space of where the component is
componentcomponent name
fieldname of field


Execute a specific migration file.

      storyblok run-migration --space <SPACE_ID> --component <COMPONENT_NAME> --field <FIELD> --dryrun

You can provide the publish parameter to publish content after saving.


      storyblok run-migration --publish published --space 1234 --component article --field image
spacethe space ID number you get from the space settings area
componentcomponent name
fieldname of field
dryrunwhen passed as an argument, does not perform the migration
publish (optional)publish the content when update
  • all: publish all stories, even if they have not yet been published
  • published: only publish stories that already are published and don't have unpublished changes
  • published-with-changes: publish stories that are published and have unpublished changes
publish-languages (optional)publish specific languages. You can publish more than one language at a time by separating the languages by a comma ( ,).


The rollback-migration command gives the ability to undo changes made from the execution of the last run-migrations command.

      storyblok rollback-migration --space 1234 --component Product --field title

The rollback-migration command will only work if there where changes done with run-migrations. Therefore running run-migrations command with the --dryrun flag will NOT create a rollback file.

spacethe space ID number you get from the space settings area
componentcomponent name
fieldname of field