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Installing Strapi and Using MongoDB Atlas as Default Database

This article will talk about setting up your strapi project from your localhost and having your database hosted on Atlas.
This tutorial is geared and centered towards the latest Strapi version(v3).

Strapi is built with nodejs.


  • NodeJs installed on your local Environment(14.x). It comes with npm wihich has npx prebuilt.
  • Atlas account (I will be using Mongo DB as the database)