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FCF Setup

Before doing firebase setup, we need to install firebase tools on your machine. To do that, please execute

npm install -g firebase-tools

Step 1: Create new folder & login to firebase

mkdir fcf
cd fcf
firebase login
firebase init functions

It might asks your few questions, please answer as followed

– Choose your firebase project
– Language: JavaScript
– EsLint: No
– Npm install: Yes

Step 2:

Once it’s project is created, please follow this

cd functions
npm install --save firebase-admin
npm install --save firebase-functions
npm install --save stripe

Step 3:

Then replace your newly created index.js with downloaded index.js & also update your stripe api key inside index.js

Step 4:

Update your stripe keys with following files (stripe key which you can get from https://stripe.com/)

  • functions/index.js
  • rider/src/index.html

Step 5:

cd ..
firebase deploy --only functions

Note: You must be inside fcf/ (not inside fcf/functions) folder for deploying.


  • Stripe only works on supported countries (https://stripe.com/global)
  • Stripe won’t work on firebase free plan, u need to upgrade to flame or blaze