forge create

Deploy a smart contract

$ forge create --help
Usage: forge create [OPTIONS] <CONTRACT>

          The contract identifier in the form `<path>:<contractname>`

      --constructor-args <ARGS>...
          The constructor arguments

      --constructor-args-path <PATH>
          The path to a file containing the constructor arguments

          Verify contract after creation

          Send via `eth_sendTransaction` using the `--from` argument or `$ETH_FROM` as sender

          Prints the standard json compiler input if `--verify` is provided.
          The standard json compiler input can be used to manually submit contract verification in the browser.

  -h, --help
          Print help (see a summary with '-h')

Display options:
          Print the deployment information as JSON

Cache options:
          Clear the cache and artifacts folder and recompile

Build options:
          Disable the cache

Linker options:
      --libraries <LIBRARIES>
          Set pre-linked libraries
          [env: DAPP_LIBRARIES=]

Compiler options:
      --ignored-error-codes <ERROR_CODES>
          Ignore solc warnings by error code

          Warnings will trigger a compiler error

          Do not auto-detect the `solc` version

      --use <SOLC_VERSION>
          Specify the solc version, or a path to a local solc, to build with.
          Valid values are in the format `x.y.z`, `solc:x.y.z` or `path/to/solc`.

          Do not access the network.
          Missing solc versions will not be installed.

          Use the Yul intermediate representation compilation pipeline

          Don't print anything on startup

      --evm-version <VERSION>
          The target EVM version

          Activate the Solidity optimizer

      --optimizer-runs <RUNS>
          The number of optimizer runs

      --extra-output <SELECTOR>...
          Extra output to include in the contract's artifact.
          Example keys: evm.assembly, ewasm, ir, irOptimized, metadata
          For a full description, see

      --extra-output-files <SELECTOR>...
          Extra output to write to separate files.
          Valid values: metadata, ir, irOptimized, ewasm, evm.assembly

Project options:
  -o, --out <PATH>
          The path to the contract artifacts folder

      --revert-strings <REVERT>
          Revert string configuration.
          Possible values are "default", "strip" (remove), "debug" (Solidity-generated revert strings) and "verboseDebug"

          Generate build info files

      --build-info-path <PATH>
          Output path to directory that build info files will be written to

      --root <PATH>
          The project's root path.
          By default root of the Git repository, if in one, or the current working directory.

  -C, --contracts <PATH>
          The contracts source directory

  -R, --remappings <REMAPPINGS>
          The project's remappings

      --remappings-env <ENV>
          The project's remappings from the environment

      --cache-path <PATH>
          The path to the compiler cache

      --lib-paths <PATH>
          The path to the library folder

          Use the Hardhat-style project layout.
          This is the same as using: `--contracts contracts --lib-paths node_modules`.
          [aliases: hh]

      --config-path <FILE>
          Path to the config file

Transaction options:
      --gas-limit <GAS_LIMIT>
          Gas limit for the transaction
          [env: ETH_GAS_LIMIT=]

      --gas-price <PRICE>
          Gas price for legacy transactions, or max fee per gas for EIP1559 transactions
          [env: ETH_GAS_PRICE=]

      --priority-gas-price <PRICE>
          Max priority fee per gas for EIP1559 transactions
          [env: ETH_PRIORITY_GAS_PRICE=]

      --value <VALUE>
          Ether to send in the transaction, either specified in wei, or as a string with a unit type.
          Examples: 1ether, 10gwei, 0.01ether

      --nonce <NONCE>
          Nonce for the transaction

          Send a legacy transaction instead of an EIP1559 transaction.
          This is automatically enabled for common networks without EIP1559.

Ethereum options:
  -r, --rpc-url <URL>
          The RPC endpoint
          [env: ETH_RPC_URL=]

          Use the Flashbots RPC URL with fast mode ( This shares the transaction privately with all registered builders.

      --jwt-secret <JWT_SECRET>
          JWT Secret for the RPC endpoint.
          The JWT secret will be used to create a JWT for a RPC. For example, the following can be used to simulate a CL `engine_forkchoiceUpdated` call:
          cast rpc --jwt-secret <JWT_SECRET> engine_forkchoiceUpdatedV2 '["0x6bb38c26db65749ab6e472080a3d20a2f35776494e72016d1e339593f21c59bc", "0x6bb38c26db65749ab6e472080a3d20a2f35776494e72016d1e339593f21c59bc",
          [env: ETH_RPC_JWT_SECRET=]

  -e, --etherscan-api-key <KEY>
          The Etherscan (or equivalent) API key
          [env: ETHERSCAN_API_KEY=]

  -c, --chain <CHAIN>
          The chain name or EIP-155 chain ID
          [env: CHAIN=]

Wallet options - raw:
  -f, --from <ADDRESS>
          The sender account
          [env: ETH_FROM=]

  -i, --interactive
          Open an interactive prompt to enter your private key

      --private-key <RAW_PRIVATE_KEY>
          Use the provided private key

      --mnemonic <MNEMONIC>
          Use the mnemonic phrase of mnemonic file at the specified path

      --mnemonic-passphrase <PASSPHRASE>
          Use a BIP39 passphrase for the mnemonic

      --mnemonic-derivation-path <PATH>
          The wallet derivation path.
          Works with both --mnemonic-path and hardware wallets.

      --mnemonic-index <INDEX>
          Use the private key from the given mnemonic index.
          Used with --mnemonic-path.
          [default: 0]

      --retries <RETRIES>
          Number of attempts for retrying verification
          [default: 5]

      --delay <DELAY>
          Optional delay to apply inbetween verification attempts, in seconds
          [default: 5]

Wallet options - keystore:
      --keystore <PATH>
          Use the keystore in the given folder or file
          [env: ETH_KEYSTORE=]

      --account <ACCOUNT_NAME>
          Use a keystore from the default keystores folder (~/.foundry/keystores) by its filename
          [env: ETH_KEYSTORE_ACCOUNT=]

      --password <PASSWORD>
          The keystore password.
          Used with --keystore.

      --password-file <PASSWORD_FILE>
          The keystore password file path.
          Used with --keystore.
          [env: ETH_PASSWORD=]

Wallet options - hardware wallet:
  -l, --ledger
          Use a Ledger hardware wallet

  -t, --trezor
          Use a Trezor hardware wallet

Wallet options - AWS KMS:
          Use AWS Key Management Service

Verifier options:
      --verifier <VERIFIER>
          The contract verification provider to use
          [default: etherscan]
          [possible values: etherscan, sourcify, blockscout]

      --verifier-url <VERIFIER_URL>
          The verifier URL, if using a custom provider
          [env: VERIFIER_URL=]