Show the versions of custom nodes

The idea is:

It would be very useful to be able to see the npm versions of custom node packages in the UI (for example in the description).

My use case:

When I install custom nodes I don’t know which version of the package I use unless I search in the logs.

I think it would be beneficial to add this because:

It takes a lot of time for troubleshooting that can be avoided.

Are you willing to work on this?

My idea is to use something like

but in case there is a way to add it directly to n8n I think it is a better solution and I’m willing to work on it.

Hey @valya,

We are working on making custom nodes easier in the future, @maxT has been busy working on the design of it.

Thank you @jon ,

Is there anywhere information on this topic and how they would be easier?

Hey @valya,

Nothing yet, it was one of the things we mentioned during the community meet-up earlier this week.

As we get close to release there will be more information on how it works and how to get set up with it

Tank you @jon ,
Here is my solution for it using the genversion library:

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