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Compile mustache or hbs templates.

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-mustache-html --save-dev

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


The "mustache_html" task


Generate static HTML file from mustache|hbs JST for static HTML docs.

  mustache_html: {
    development: {
      options: {
        src: 'src',
        dist: 'dist',
        type: 'mustache' // mustache Or hbs 
      globals: {
        analytics_id: 'UA-123456-1'

Now the subtask mustache_html:development is available.



Type: String Default value: src

The source directory of your templates, the directory should be structured like:

├── layout.mustache
├── pages
│   └── index.json
│   └── index.mustache
└── partials
    ├── nav.json
    └── nav.mustache
  • layout.mustache must exist, and its name should have prefix layout
  • pages contains the page templates that are eventually created, .json contains the page specify data which can be also rendered in layout page. Use {{>content}} in layout.mustache to paste the page's content in.
  • partials contains the partial templates that might be used in the page templates, .json contains the json formatted data, its name must be the save as the partial's.


Type: String Default value: dist

The destination directory of the created HTML files.


Type: String Default value: mustache

The type of JST, can be mustache or hbs.


Type: Object Default value: {}

Contains global data. May be used to define environment-specific variables


Run grunt test.


In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using Grunt.

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