Nuxt Breaky

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Nuxt Breaky

Display your Tailwind CSS Breakpoints within Nuxtjs during Development


The Nuxt Breaky plugin is a tool that helps developers create responsive designs faster. It extends the functionality of the tailwindcss-module and displays the currently active breakpoint based on the browser window width. The plugin is only loaded during development mode and does not interfere with the production build.


  • Show Tailwind CSS Breakpoints in Nuxtjs
  • Dynamically display active breakpoint based on browser window width
  • Compatible with tailwindcss-module
  • Lightweight and does not impact the production build


To install the Nuxt Breaky plugin, follow these steps:

  1. Add @teamnovu/nuxt-breaky as a dev-dependency to your project.
  2. Add @teamnovu/nuxt-breaky to the buildModules section of your nuxt.config.js file.
    • If you are using Nuxt older than v2.9, use the modules section instead.
  3. Add exposeConfig: true to the tailwindcss section of your nuxt.config.js file.
    • Note: This will add approximately 19.5KB to the client bundle size in development mode.


The Nuxt Breaky plugin is a useful tool for developers using Nuxt.js and the tailwindcss-module. It allows for faster development of responsive designs by displaying the active breakpoint based on the browser window width. The plugin is easy to install and lightweight, making it a valuable addition to any Nuxt.js project.


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