Eleventy Plugin Syntaxhighlight

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Eleventy Plugin Syntaxhighlight

A pack of Eleventy plugins for syntax highlighting in Markdown, Liquid, and Nunjucks templates.


eleventy-plugin-syntaxhighlight is a collection of Eleventy plugins designed to provide syntax highlighting functionality. Unlike many syntax highlighting plugins, eleventy-plugin-syntaxhighlight does not rely on browser or client-side JavaScript. Instead, all syntax highlighting transformations are performed at build-time. This allows for more efficient and lightweight rendering.


  • Build-time syntax highlighting: All syntax highlighting transformations are performed during the build process, reducing reliance on client-side JavaScript.
  • Easy integration with Eleventy: eleventy-plugin-syntaxhighlight is specifically designed to work seamlessly with the Eleventy static site generator.
  • Wide range of languages supported: The plugin supports syntax highlighting for a variety of programming languages, making it versatile for different use cases.

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