How to Recall Which Nitro Sites Are Running

I like to be able to get a quick peak and reminds myself of what’s what and if I’ve even set up a project in Nitro yet.

Some­times, okay a lot of the time, I for­get which sites I have set up in Nitro and what the host­names are. I like to be able to get a quick peak and reminds myself of what’s what and if I’ve even set up a project in Nitro yet.

There are two easy ways to get insight into what we have run­ning in Nitro.

First, we can use the con­text command:

➜ nitro context

The context com­mand out­puts a slight­ly for­mat­ted ver­sion of the nitro.yaml file in a hid­den direc­to­ry in the user direc­to­ry. This file con­tains all of the set­tings for Nitro, includ­ing con­tain­ers and sites.

In addi­tion to the impor­tant infor­ma­tion of which projects I have set up in Nitro, it also tells me some impor­tant things about Nitro itself:

  • The Nitro ver­sion installed
  • The loca­tion of the Nitro con­fig­u­ra­tion (YAML) file.

Anoth­er way to get access to the con­tain­ers run­ning in Craft Nitro is to use the nitro ls command.

➜ nitro ls

This will out­put a sim­ple three-col­umn list of the ser­vices, sites, prox­ies, and data­bas­es run­ning on Nitro.

To get a fil­tered ver­sion of the list, like just the sites you have run­ning, you can pass in the --sites flag and Nitro will pre-fil­ter the list to only include the sites containers.

➜ nitro ls --site

Here are all of the videos in Local Development with Craft Nitro:

1What is Craft Nitro?Craft Nitro is a Docker-based local hosting solution by Pixel & Tonic, the developers of Craft. It is designed as an officially-supported way to handle local development of Craft CMS website builds, as well as when working on plugin development. 04:08
2Is Craft Nitro Right for Me?Five checks to see if Craft Nitro is the local development environment for you. 02:33
3How to Install Craft NitroInstalling Craft Nitro on macOS requires Docker, so that means you need to first have Docker Desktop for Mac installed and working. 09:20
4Creating Your First Site with NitroNow that we have Nitro installed, we are ready to create our first Craft hosted with Nitro. 09:49
5Setting Up A Boilerplate Project with Craft NitroIf you have a boilerplate project that you work with when starting new projects, it’s simple to use that to create a new Nitro project via the `nitro create` command. 04:35
6Migrating an Existing Project to Craft NitroMigrating an existing project to Nitro is probably going to be the most common scenario you run into, assuming you move all of your projects over instead of just using Nitro for new projects. 05:04
7Running Craft Commands Against a Craft Nitro SiteIt's best to run all `craft` commands through the `nitro` command. 02:15
8Craft CMS Multi-Site with Craft NitroSupporting a Craft multi-site installation with Craft Nitro requires using the `nitro alias` command. 04:33
9How to Recall Which Nitro Sites Are RunningI like to be able to get a quick peak and reminds myself of what’s what and if I’ve even set up a project in Nitro yet. 02:58
10Removing a Site from Craft NitroHere is how to remove a site from Craft Nitro. 03:05
11Testing Email Sending in Craft NitroIn addition to the core functionality of local hosting, Craft Nitro also has ancillary services that fill out the total experience of running a Craft site. 05:28
12Updating Craft NitroNitro is an actively maintained project by Pixel & Tonic. You’ll get the best experience with Nitro if you regularly update to get the latest features and improvements. 01:37
13Uninstalling Craft NitroIf you decide that Nitro isn’t for you or you need to troubleshoot an issue by uninstalling Nitro, then this is how to do it. 02:47
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