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assemble-collections

Assemble plugin to add middleware and helpers for working with frontmatter based collections.

assemble-collections

Assemble plugin to add middleware and helpers for working with frontmatter based collections.

Install with npm:

$ npm install assemble-collections --save

WARNING

This library has changed to be an assemble plugin as of version 0.2.0.

var collections = require('assemble-collections');
var app.use(collections());

.collections

Add middleware to gather collections from frontmatter and provide helpers for working with collections, collection groups, and views in collection groups.

Params

  • config {Object}: Configuration object for setting up frontmatter collections.
  • config.exts {Array}: Array of extensions to use when adding preRender middleware. Defaults to ['md', 'hbs', 'html'].
  • config.collections {Object}: Optional collections to look for in view frontmatter. Default collections are categories and tags.
  • config.collections.${key} {Object}: Individual collection configuration.
  • config.collections.${key}.inflection {String}: Singular version of collection key: e.g. categories: { inflection: 'category' }
  • config.collections.${key}.sortOrder {String}: Default sort direction of views in each collection. Defaults to asc.

Example

app.use(collections());

collections

Helper to iterate or return an array of frontmatter collection keys.

Example

{{! use as a block helper }}
{{#collections}}
  {{this.name}}
{{/collections}}
 
{{! use as a subexpression }}
{{#each (collections)}}
  {{this.name}}
{{/each}}

collection

Helper to return the collection instance or iterate over each collection item in the collection.

Example

{{! use as a block helper }}
{{#collection "categories"}}
  <span>{{category}}</span>
  <ul>
    {{#each items}}
      <li>{{name}}</li>
    {{/each}}
  </ul>
{{/collection}}
 
{{! use as a subexpression }}
{{#each (collection "categories")}}
  <span>{{category}}</span>
  <ul>
    {{#each items}}
      <li>{{name}}</li>
    {{/each}}
  </ul>
{{/each}}

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Generate readme and API documentation with verb:

$ npm install verb && npm run docs

Or, if verb is installed globally:

$ verb

Install dev dependencies:

$ npm install -d && npm test

Brian Woodward

verb © 2016, Brian Woodward. Released under the MIT license.


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