I'm installing PWA Studio on my local and i'm using magento 2.3.3 without sample data but i'm getting error as shown in image below. I have followed all the steps for pwa setup but while running this command yarn run build and yarn run watch It's showing error

venia-sample-backends is a "development-only" extension, please remove it from your project's package.json before going to production.

Error: Environment has 1 validation errors: 
 (1) https://www.pwa-magento.com/ is inactive. Please consider using one of these other backends: 

 [{"name":"2.4.1-cloud-meta-package","description":"Magento 2.4.1 with Venia sample data installed","url":"https://master-7rqtwti-mfwmkrjfqvbjk.us-4.magentosite.cloud/"},{"name":"2.4-develop","description":"Magento 2.4-develop with Venia sample data installed","url":"https://venia-develop-ccewfjy-mfwmkrjfqvbjk.us-4.magentosite.cloud/"}]


I'm using yarn and node versions yarn version:- 1.22.18 and node version:- v14.19.1

Let me know if anyone has any solution.

  • did you find any solution for this
    – Rana Zain
    Commented Feb 8, 2023 at 14:35
  • @RanaZain no i guess i don't remember but I might have tried installing again different way
    – Mohit Rane
    Commented Feb 14, 2023 at 14:14

1 Answer 1


Remove venia-sample-backends package

yarn remove @magento/venia-sample-backends
yarn upgrade

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