Ionic2 project created by default on CLI 3.0.0


I am trying to create a new project on recently upgraded Ionic CLI 3.0.0 and by default the blank template copies the ionic 2 starter project.

  Creating directory C:\Users\sd0003\Documents\ionicTesting\emplookupv3 - done!
   Fetching app base (
  Downloading - done!
Fetching starter template blank (****)
 Downloading - done!
 Updating package.json with app details - done!
 Creating configuration file ionic.config.json - done!
  Installing dependencies may take several minutes!
 npm install
 Running command - done!
 npm install --save-dev --save-exact @ionic/cli-plugin-ionic-angular@latest
| Running command

It creates a SRC folder and adds pages folder with .ts files. How to get the old and simple ionic v1 project structure

Kindly help.

  1. Don’t mention me in topic just to get my attention.
  2. Learn to read the documentation:


thanks. should have read the docs.