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    --- NEW as from v1.0.0 solid-file-client is not used anymore, it is replaced by solid-auth-client ---

    --- NEW an option for choosing a popup.html file has been added, it defaults to

    A ready-to-use connect/register widget for Solid webapp, as add-on library for node-solid-server.

    -- registering to be done, but all parameters are fonctional --

    Returns cookies

    If 'connected to the Solid pod' and after 'checking/creating appRootUri for appRoot' (do not check/create appFileUri) returns localStorage cookies.

    var uriRoot = localStorage.getItem(appRootUri); var uriFile = localStorage.getItem(appFileUri);


    const auth = require('solid-auth-client')
    const Widget = require("solid-file-widget")
    <script src=""></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="../build/widget.js"></script>
    const auth = solid.auth
    // ...
    var uriRoot = localStorage.getItem(appRoot);
    var uriFile = localStorage.getItem(appFile);
    const widget = new Widget(solidFile, {
        solidAppName : "appname",
        appFolder : "/public/foldername"
    // ...


    The widget has some configuration options to customize the behavior:

    Option Description Type Default
    leaveOpen Keep the widget open when user clicks outside of it Boolean false
    autoCloseAfter Timeout after which the widget closes automatically (in milliseconds). The widget only closes when a storage is connected. Number 1500
    skipInitial Don't show the initial connect hint, but show sign-in screen directly instead Boolean false
    logging Enable logging for debugging purposes Boolean false
    windowReload Browser reload on connect/disconnect Boolean true
    solidAppName app name registered in Solid pod TypeIndex String ""
    appFolder app root folder registered in Solid pod TypeIndex String from TypeIndex or '/public'
    appFile app file registered in Solid pod TypeIndex String from TypeIndex
    popupUri solidAuth popup default to : "" string

    Available Functions

    attach(elementID) - Attach the widget to the DOM and display it. You can use an optional element ID that the widget should be attached to. Otherwise it will be attached to the body.

    While the attach() method is required for the widget to be actually shown, the following functions are usually not needed. They allow for fine-tuning the experience.

    close() - Close/minimize the widget to only show the icon.

    open() - Open the widget when it is minimized.

    toggle() - Switch between open and closed state.

    Development / Customization

    Install deps:

    npm install

    Build, run and watch demo/test app:

    npm start

    The demo app will then be served at http://localhost:8008


    Many thanks for inspiration from and from

    copyright (c) 2019 Alain Bourgeois may be freely used with MIT license


    npm i solid-file-widget

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