How to Uninstall NPM Packages from a Node.js Project
Removing a dependency from a project is a 2-step process. First, you must delete the dependency from your node_modules/ folder, and second, remove its listing from your package.json. This ensures the package is fully removed. Instead of performing this task manually, we can use the
npm uninstall command.
In this tutorial we'll:
npm uninstallto remove dependencies from a project
- Learn how to uninstall global packages
npm pruneto remove any untracked modules from the node_modules/ directory
By the end of this tutorial, you'll be able to remove unused or unneeded dependencies from your project.
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