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📖 Release Notes


Painless (and now insanely fast) storybooking for Nuxt

Video overview


  • Insanely fast configuration and usage (one install, one line in config, and you're good to go!)
  • Live markdown editing and previewing directly on the UI! Faster than Hot Module Reloading!
  • Stories that get written on the UI get auto saved back to the filesystem (local dev only)
  • Easily toggle the view mode in the stories header.
  • Instant compiling of vue components as you type them on the UI!
  • Ordering of stories using story frontMatter.
  • Instant updating of table of contents as you type the headers
  • Auto importing of components. Just place components in your components directory and just use them!
  • Emoji support! Don't believe it? Just look at this bulleted list!
  • Built-in json viewer. Just type <json :data="[your data]"/> to see the tree.
  • The perfect development tool for rapidly jotting down notes, gameplans, or even writing official documentation! Documentation that is also functional.
  • Built-in fetch. Quickly fetch on the client or server side, right in your story! (v2.0.13+)
  • Component-browser and style-editor with direct tie-in to Google fonts.


See it in ACTION: DEMO @ Netlify (Ctrl+Click for new tab)


  1. Add nuxt-stories dependency to your project
  • Nuxt 3.x
npm i -D nuxt-stories@next
  • Nuxt 2.x
npm i -D nuxt-stories

You may also need to install the following deps if they didn't get installed when you first created your nuxt app:

After installing, a postinstall script will run to "gently copy" sample stories, assets, and layout(s) to your workspace to get you setup asap. It will also create a "components" directory if it doesn't already exist.

  1. Add nuxt-stories to the buildModules section of nuxt.config.js
  buildModules: [
  stories: {
    /* stories options here */
  1. There is no step 3! You're good to go! Try it out!
npm run dev

Then view your stories running on your local dev server: http://localhost:3000/stories

All the stories that you edit there will get auto saved back to [project root]/stories/[language]. Read on to learn more. More explanation will follow.