Pretty HTML log
pretty-html-log is a tool that allows you to highlight and pretty print your html string to console.
- Pretty HTML log
- Getting started 🚀
- Use as Script 📜
Getting started 🚀
There are two ways to use pretty-html-log
- Use it via command line or in your npm scripts
The module is available as node module and can be installed with the following command.
npm install pretty-html-log
☝️ If you use it via command line tool you can always directly execute the bin with npx (no npm install needed).
npx pretty-html-log '<html><h1 class="test"></h1></html>'
- htmlString (required) a raw html string
- theme (optional) an optional theme (more bellow)
Currently pretty-html-log provides 3 different themes:
- Dracula (default)
If you want to use this module inside your code you can simply import the hightlight function from pretty-html-log.
Choose your theme
The highlight function also accepts a theme as a second optional argument. A theme can be imported and then passed to the module.
Use as Script 📜
Sometimes it makes sense to pretty print an HTML string inside your build process or maybe you want to just pretty print a string over the console.
To just pretty print and highlight a HTML string simply type the following command:
Choose your theme
The command line tool also allows you to choose your theme. Simply use -t or --theme and pass one of the following strings as an argument:
Of course you don't have to remember those commands - theres a help menu available which you can use at any point to look up the docs.
The core alogrithm is taken from highlight.js. The algorithm from highlight has been rewritten in this module to specifically support HTML and not all languages. Therefore the engine is much smaller. Furthermore the code of pretty-html-log is written in Typescript and optimized for HTML highlighting in the console.