vite-plugin-markdown
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vite-plugin-markdown

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A plugin enables you to import a Markdown file as various formats on your vite project.

Setup

npm i -D vite-plugin-markdown
For vite v1
npm i -D vite-plugin-markdown@vite-1

Config

const mdPlugin = require('vite-plugin-markdown')

module.exports = {
  plugins: [mdPlugin(options)]
}

Then you can import front matter attributes from .md file as default.

---
title: Awesome Title
description: Describe this awesome content
tags:
  - "great"
  - "awesome"
  - "rad"
---

# This is awesome

Vite is an opinionated web dev build tool that serves your code via native ES Module imports during dev and bundles it with Rollup for production.
import { attributes } from './contents/the-doc.md';

console.log(attributes) //=> { title: 'Awesome Title', description: 'Describe this awesome content', tags: ['great', 'awesome', 'rad'] }

Options

mode?: ('html' | 'markdown' | 'toc' | 'react' | 'vue')[]
markdown?: (body: string) => string
markdownIt?: MarkdownIt | MarkdownIt.Options

Enum for mode is provided as Mode

import { Mode } from 'vite-plugin-markdown'

console.log(Mode.HTML) //=> 'html'
console.log(Mode.MARKDOWN) //=> 'markdown'
console.log(Mode.TOC) //=> 'toc'
console.log(Mode.REACT) //=> 'react'
console.log(Mode.VUE) //=> 'vue'

"Mode" enables you to import markdown file in various formats (HTML, ToC, React/Vue Component)

Mode.HTML

Import compiled HTML
# This is awesome

Vite is an opinionated web dev build tool that serves your code via native ES Module imports during dev and bundles it with Rollup for production.
import { html } from './contents/the-doc.md';

console.log(html) //=> "<h1>This is awesome</h1><p>ite is an opinionated web dev build tool that serves your code via native ES Module imports during dev and bundles it with Rollup for production.</p>"

Mode.MARKDOWN

Import the raw Markdown content
import { markdown } from './contents/the-doc.md'

console.log(markdown) //=> "# This is awesome \n Vite is an opinionated web dev build tool that serves your code via native ES Module imports during dev and bundles it with Rollup for production."

Mode.TOC

Import ToC metadata
# vite

Vite is an opinionated web dev build tool that serves your code via native ES Module imports during dev and bundles it with Rollup for production.

## Status

## Getting Started

# Notes
import { toc } from './contents/the-doc.md'

console.log(toc) //=> [{ level: '1', content: 'vite' }, { level: '2', content: 'Status' }, { level: '2', content: 'Getting Started' }, { level: '1', content: 'Notes' },]

Mode.REACT

Import as a React component
import React from 'react'
import { ReactComponent } from './contents/the-doc.md'

function MyReactApp() {
  return (
    <div>
      <ReactComponent />
    </div>
}
Custom Element on a markdown file can be runnable as a React component as well
# This is awesome

Vite is <MyComponent type={'react'}>
import React from 'react'
import { ReactComponent } from './contents/the-doc.md'
import { MyComponent } from './my-component'

function MyReactApp() {
  return (
    <div>
      <ReactComponent MyComponent={MyComponent} />
    </div>
}

MyComponent on markdown perform as a React component.

Mode.VUE

Import as a Vue component
<template>
  <article>
    <markdown-content />
  </article>
</template>

<script>
import { VueComponent } from './contents/the-doc.md'

export default {
  components: {
    MarkdownContent: VueComponent
  }
};
</script>
Custom Element on a markdown file can be runnable as a Vue component as well
# This is awesome

Vite is <MyComponent :type="'vue'">
<template>
  <article>
    <markdown-content />
  </article>
</template>

<script>
import { VueComponentWith } from './contents/the-doc.md'
import MyComponent from './my-component.vue'

export default {
  components: {
    MarkdownContent: VueComponentWith({ MyComponent })
  }
};
</script>

MyComponent on markdown perform as a Vue component.

Type declarations

In TypeScript project, need to declare typedefs for .md file as you need.

declare module '*.md' {
  // "unknown" would be more detailed depends on how you structure frontmatter
  const attributes: Record<string, unknown>; 

  // When "Mode.TOC" is requested
  const toc: { level: string, content: string }[];

  // When "Mode.HTML" is requested
  const html: string;

  // When "Mode.RAW" is requested
  const raw: string

  // When "Mode.React" is requested. VFC could take a generic like React.VFC<{ MyComponent: TypeOfMyComponent }>
  import React from 'react'
  const ReactComponent: React.VFC;
  
  // When "Mode.Vue" is requested
  import { ComponentOptions, Component } from 'vue';
  const VueComponent: ComponentOptions;
  const VueComponentWith: (components: Record<string, Component>) => ComponentOptions;

  // Modify below per your usage
  export { attributes, toc, html, ReactComponent, VueComponent, VueComponentWith };
}

Save as vite.d.ts for instance.

License

MIT

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