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Get current assets revision

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.2

If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

npm install grunt-asset-revision --save-dev

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:


The "revision" task


In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named revision to the data object passed into grunt.initConfig().

  revision: {
    options: {
      property: 'meta.revision',
      src: "assets/"


Type: String Default value: 'meta.revision'

What configuration property to write the revision to.


Type: String Default value: assets/

What file or folder to calculate the revision for.