A CLI Tool that help you know about npm pacakges right in the command line.
Last updated a month ago by yashguptaz .
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$ cnpm install tell-about 
SYNC missed versions from official npm registry.

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tell-about is a npm package that provides you with useful information about any npm package you want.

You can use it to quickly know the GitHub repo and Website of the package and visit it right through your terminal.

You can use it to quickly know when was the last commit in the package's repo and how many issues there are present, allowing you to quickly judge how good the project is.

And there are many other things that an also be done.

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  1. npm v5.2.0 or above installed.


  1. Type the command below in your terminal -

    npx tell-about <package_name> Replace package name with the name of the package you want to know about.

Note: If you just run npx tell-about it will prompt you to enter the package's name, but it takes a keystroke more so it is not recommended to do that regularly.


Development of tell-about happens in the open on GitHub, and we are grateful to the community for contributing bug fixes and improvements. Read below to learn how you can take part in improving tell-about.

Code of Conduct

tell-about has adopted a Code of Conduct that we expect project participants to adhere to. Please read the full text so that you can understand what actions will and will not be tolerated.

Good First Issues

To help you get your feet wet and get you familiar with our contribution process, we have a list of good first issues that contain bugs which have a relatively limited scope. This is a great place to get started.


tell-about is MIT licensed.

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