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How to configure Magento2 with Gulp instead Grunt. Anyone have idea ?

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  • Was my response the one you where looking for? Feb 10, 2017 at 14:20

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I personally use this simple gulpfile.js to process my css to the pub folders.

// Load gulp and plug-ins
var gulp    = require('gulp'),
    jshint      = require('gulp-jshint'),
    less        = require('gulp-less'),
    concat      = require('gulp-concat'),
    uglify      = require('gulp-uglify'),
    rename      = require('gulp-rename'),
    gutil       = require('gulp-util'),
    livereload  = require('gulp-livereload'),
    sourcemaps  = require('gulp-sourcemaps');


// Generate less to CSS.
gulp.task('less', function() {
    return gulp.src(['app/design/frontend/Vendor/theme/web/css/theme.less'])
        .pipe(less())
        .pipe( sourcemaps.write() )
        .pipe( livereload() )
        .pipe(gulp.dest('pub/static/frontend/Vendor/theme/nl_NL/css'))
        .pipe(gulp.dest('pub/static/frontend/Vendor/theme/de_DE/css'))
});


// Watch Files For Changes and livereload
gulp.task('watch', function() {
    livereload.listen();
    gulp.watch('app/design/frontend/Vendor/theme/web/css/**/*.less', ['less']);
});


gulp.task('default', ['less']);
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  • What about for languages though? Mar 26, 2017 at 13:22
  • What do you mean? Mar 26, 2017 at 17:51
  • Sorry I meant what about for JS files? This is really good BTW Apr 2, 2017 at 9:29
  • How to get output using this code? Aug 11, 2018 at 6:45
  • Do you know how to create critical.css using gulp or grunt? Apr 6, 2021 at 13:31
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I suggest to try SnowdogApps/magento2-frontools

With this you have gulp and also sass support

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  • This is no longer the case, Frontools only supports Sass now
    – Ben Crook
    Jun 1, 2017 at 14:10
  • @BenCrook just use version 0.11.4 and lower
    – Lorenzo
    Jun 1, 2017 at 14:22
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    That means missing out on new features and bug fixes, not an ideal solution.
    – Ben Crook
    Jun 1, 2017 at 15:46
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there is an ongoing discussion in including gulp to magento2 here: https://github.com/magento/magento2/issues/2104

alen kent also wrote a blog post on how to integrate it in the current release: http://alankent.me/2016/01/27/gulp-et-al-in-magento-2/

I think the process will be still much enhanced for fe developers since many parts of the frontend workflow are pretty hard to change currently. I hope and think magento2 will be more flexibel with this in the future like it is in most cases for the backend development.

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  • That links are very informative. Thanks for sharing boss ! Nov 1, 2017 at 13:33
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some step :

  • apt-get install nodejs and tape ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node
  • go to root prject and : apt-get install npm
  • npm install --global gulp-cli and tape npm install --save-dev gulp
  • donwload gulp.js from https://github.com/poddubny/magento2-gulp => npm install gulp-less npm install gulp-sourcemaps npm install gulp-cssmin npm install gulp-livereload npm install gulp-if npm install -g graceful-fs
  • bin/magento dev:source-theme:deploy --locale="en_US" --area="frontend" --theme="Ibnab/Salam"
  • php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

the complete video tutorials is here : http://www.ibnab.com/en/blog/magento-2/magento-2-video-introduction-for-using-gulp-in-frontend

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I use this to compile LESS locally.

// Load gulp and plug-ins
var gulp    = require('gulp'),
    less        = require('gulp-less'),
    concat      = require('gulp-concat'),
    rename      = require('gulp-rename'),
    gutil       = require('gulp-util'),
    sourcemaps  = require('gulp-sourcemaps');

function styles_l() {
  return gulp.src('frontend/Magento/blank/web/css/styles-l.less')
    .pipe(sourcemaps.init())
    .pipe(less())
    .pipe(sourcemaps.write('/maps'))
    .pipe(gulp.dest('pub/static/frontend/Magento/blank/en_US/css'));
}

function styles_m() {
  return gulp.src('frontend/Magento/blank/web/css/styles-m.less')
    .pipe(sourcemaps.init())
    .pipe(less())
    .pipe(sourcemaps.write('/maps'))
    .pipe(gulp.dest('pub/static/frontend/Magento/blank/en_US/css'));
}

function watch() {
  gulp.watch('frontend/Magento/blank/web/css/**/*.less', styles_l);
}

var build = gulp.series(gulp.parallel(styles_l,styles_m));

exports.watch = watch;
exports.default = build;
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If you are looking for something that stays with core magento style and structures, our team has developed this magento-2-gulp that supports:

  • default magento 2 project structure with theme config inside dev/tools/grunt/configs/themes.js
  • installation with composer
  • .less
  • browsersync and liverreload
  • compiling es6+ with Babel
  • creating svg sprites

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