npmjs.com has been updated. There are now new profile settings you can enable from the website, or, you can use the command line interface if you prefer.
To set up your profile on npmjs.com, login.
Profile Settings from the Avatar menu. The profile page appears.
Starting from this page, you can:
Requires npm version 5.5.1 or greater.
To view and set profile properties from the Command Line Interface (CLI), use these commands:
npm profile get npm profile set <prop> <value>
To see your current profile settings, type:
npm profile get
npm displays your profile settings in a table:
You can set or modify the following profile properties from the command line:
To set a password, type:
npm profile set password
npm will prompt you for your current password, then you can set the new password.
The password must follow these guidelines:
These rules protect your password by making it difficult to guess.
To set other values, append them to the end of the line as shown:
$npm profile set fullname nori pat marsupial
npm will prompt for credentials, including a one-time-password if you have enabled two-factor authentication. npm will then confirm that the change has occurred:
Set fullname to nori pat marsupial
Enable two-factor authentication if you would like to make it more difficult for attackers to gain access to your account and your publishing rights.
You can enable and disable two-factor authentication from the command line, or from the web, using the steps described here.
Please refer to the command line documentation for more details and examples.
Last modified June 13, 2018 Found a typo? Send a pull request!