[Solve] npm WARN package.json: No repository field


In this article we will see how we can solve the npm WARN package.json: no repository field.

When installing npm packages in our node projects, we might come acrossno repository field warning in our terminal.

npm WARN node-app@1.0.0 No repository field.

This are just warning and not some code breaking errors. And this occurs because most packages do not have the repository field in the package.json file.

The repository field are usually use for informational purpose of the module / package.

Solve npm WARN no repository field

You can get rid of the warning by any of the two solution given below.

Solution 1 : Add private field in your package.json file.

{
  "name": "my-node-app",
  "version": "2.5.0",
  "private": "true",
}

Solution 2 : Add git repository URL and type in your package.json file.

If you are the developer of the npm package which you want to publish to NPM, then you have to add the repository field in package.json file and there add type and git url of your project.

"repository" : { 
   "type" : "git",
   "url" : "https://github.com/npm/npm.git"
 }

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