express-hbs-compile
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express-hbs-compile

Get HTML string compiled by express-hbs.
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Installation

npm install --save express-hbs-compile

API

hbs()

Create render function with options.

const hbs = require('express-hbs-compile');

const render = hbs({
  viewsDir: path.join(__dirname, 'views'),
  partialsDir: path.join(__dirname, 'views/partials'),
  layoutsDir: path.join(__dirname, 'views/layout'),
  defaultLayout: path.join(__dirname, 'views/layout/default.hbs'),
  extname: '.hbs',
  contentHelperName: 'contentFor',
  blockHelperName: 'block',
  // helpers: {
  //   sayhello: name => `Hello, ${name}`,
  // }
});

Parameters

  • {string} viewsDir The absolute directory path of the template. This option is required.
  • {string|string[]} partialsDir? Directory absolute path of the partial template. One or more directories can be set. Default is "path.join(options.viewsDir, 'partials')".
  • {string} layoutsDir? Directory absolute path of the layout template. Default is "path.join(options.viewsDir, 'layout')".
  • {string} defaultLayout? Absolute path of the default layout file. Default is "path.join(options.layoutsDir, 'default.hbs')".
  • {string} extname? Extension for layout and partial templates. Default is .hbs".
  • {string} contentHelperName? Override the 'contentFor' helper name used in the template.
  • {string} blockHelperName? Override the 'block' helper name used in the template.
  • {{[key: string]: Handlebars.HelperDelegate}} helpers A helper accessible from the template. The key is the helper name and the value is the object that will be the helper function.

Return value

{(filePath: string, data?: object) => Promise<string>} Returns the render function.

Exceptions

  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if the viewsDir option is unset.
  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if the directory specified by the viewsDir option is not found.
  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if the directory specified by the partialsDir option is not found.
  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if the directory specified by the layoutsDir option is not found.
  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if the file specified by the defaultLayout option is not found.

render()

Receive the result of compiling the template as a string.
The handlebars used internally are extended and can use custom helpers found here.

const hbs = require('express-hbs-compile');

const render = hbs({
  viewsDir: path.join(__dirname, 'views'),
});

// Compile template.
const html = await render('index.hbs', {name: 'foo'});

Parameters

  • {string} template File name or absolute path of the template. If only the file name is specified, the template is searched from the directory specified by the viewsDir option.
  • {object} data? Objects to be expanded on the template. settings, cache, and layout are reserved words and cannot be used as key names for data.

Return value

{Promise<string>} Compiled HTML string.

Exceptions

  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if any of the data keys contain reserved words (settings, cache, layout).
  • {TypeError} Throws an exception if the template file cannot be found.

Testing

With npm do:

npm test

Author

Takuya Motoshima

License

MIT

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