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Pass variables to the less parser before compiling.

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.0

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-less-config --save-dev

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


The "lessConfig" task


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

In this example, custom options are used to add variables to a less file.

  lessConfig: {
    your_target: {
      options: {
        background: 'red',
        margin: 0,
        'variable_name': 'variable_value'
      files: {'output.less': ['input.less']}


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