In this SharePoint framework article, I will discuss a SharePoint Framework error as: “[spfx-serve] The api entry could not be loaded: node_modules/@microsoft/sp-webpart-workbench/lib/api/ “.
So while I was working on SharePoint Framework to build a web part for SharePoint modern sites, I was executing the command as “gulp serve” in the SharePoint 2016 Management Shell. After a while, It throws an error as “[spfx-serve] The api entry could not be loaded: node_modules/@microsoft/sp-webpart-workbench/lib/api/ “. You can see that SharePoint Framework error in the below screenshot.
[spfx-serve] The API entry could not be loaded
To solve this SharePoint Framework error, I ran the command as “npm i @microsoft/sp-webpart-workbench” in the SharePoint 2016 Management Shell. Then the command successfully executed and the problem resolved.
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I hope this SharePoint Framework article will be helpful to solve [spfx-serve] The api entry could not be loaded: node_modules/@microsoft/sp-webpart-workbench/lib/api/ in SharePoint Framework error.
I am Bijay a Microsoft MVP (8 times – My MVP Profile) in SharePoint and have more than 15 years of expertise in SharePoint Online Office 365, SharePoint subscription edition, and SharePoint 2019/2016/2013. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies a SharePoint development, consulting, and training company. I also run the popular SharePoint website EnjoySharePoint.com