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A promise to fetch the base, title, link and meta tags out of a Node stream.

The streaming approach helps remaining efficient in spite of malformed or very large HTML documents.

Notice: this module requires node>=4 to work.


Node API

const parse = require('parse-head');
const fs = require('fs');
parse(fs.createReadStream('some/file.html')).then(tags => {
  // ... 

It happens Buffer and string values are accepted as well:

const parse = require('parse-head');
const fs = require('fs');
fs.readFile('some/file.html', (err, buf) => {
  parse(buf).then(tags => {
    // ... 

Command line

$ cat some/file.html | parse-head
  {"http-equiv":"Content-Type","content":"text/html; charset=utf-8","nodeName":"META"},


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