Set a Node.js Version for Your Site
You can specify a Node.js version for your site in Gatsby Cloud in two different ways:
- Through an environment variable
- With a
If you don’t explicitly set a Node.js version yourself, Gatsby Cloud will use its default version (current minimum supported Node.js version by Gatsby).
You can set your Node.js version using the
NODE_VERSION environment variable inside Gatsby Cloud. Read more about setting environment variables.
You can include a
.nvmrc file in your project repository and Gatsby Cloud will read the Node.js version from that file.
An example file could look like this:
You can write out the version you’re currently using locally like this:
Sometimes Gatsby Cloud is not recognizing your new Node.js version after you set it. In those instances, try disabling your builds and preview (find them under “Site Settings” > “Builds”) and then re-enabling them. This will reset your build container and make sure to use your new Node.js version.