Bridgetown is software written in Ruby, a friendly programming language that maximizes programmer happiness and makes it easy to build and customize open source projects. You will need to install Bridgetown as a Gem after you set up your Ruby language environment. You will also need to install Node and Yarn to manage your website’s frontend assets.
For a quick summary of how to install Bridgetown, read Getting Started. What follows are more in-depth guides to setting up your developer or server environments.
If you don’t have some or all of these tools, our setup guides for macOS, Ubuntu Linux, and Ubuntu for Windows will help you install them.
Ruby version 2.7 or above (ruby version can be checked by running
Node version 12 or above (which you can check by running
Yarn (which you can check by running
For detailed installation instructions, take a look at the guide for your operating system:
We now have an official upgrade guide for migrating your Bridgetown v0.2x website to v1.0.