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autolinks

Automatically turn URL's into links

autolinks

Automatically turn URLs into links

To use locally

npm install autolinks

To use the command line tool autolinks

npm install -g autolinks
var autolinks = require('autolinks');
 
var s = 'my email is dave@daveeddy.com and my homepage is http://www.daveeddy.com';
console.log(s);
console.log('html => %s', autolinks(s));
console.log('html attrs => %s', autolinks(s, 'html', {title: "hello"}));
console.log('markdown => %s', autolinks(s, 'markdown'));

yields

my email is dave@daveeddy.com and my homepage is http://www.daveeddy.com
html => my email is <a href="mailto:dave@daveeddy.com">dave@daveeddy.com</a> and my homepage is <a href="http://www.daveeddy.com">http://www.daveeddy.com</a>
html => my email is <a title="hello" href="mailto:dave@daveeddy.com">dave@daveeddy.com</a> and my homepage is <a title="hello" href="http://www.daveeddy.com">http://www.daveeddy.com</a>
markdown => my email is [dave@daveeddy.com](mailto:dave@daveeddy.com) and my homepage is [http://www.daveeddy.com](http://www.daveeddy.com)
  • s: the string to parse
  • fmt: an optional format string (markdown, html, etc.) html is default
  • opts: a list of options; in HTML, a dictionary of additional HTML attributes with their respective values

returns the parsed string

$ echo 'a link to google http://www.google.com here' | autolinks
a link to google <a href="http://www.google.com">http://www.google.com</a> here
$ echo 'a link to google http://www.google.com here' | autolinks markdown
a link to google [http://www.google.com](http://www.google.com) here

MIT License