unified

Content as structured data

We compile content to syntax trees and syntax trees to content.
We also provide hundreds of packages to work on the trees in between.
You can build on the unified collective to make all kinds of interesting things.

Build

We provide the building blocks: from tiny, focussed, modular utilities to plugins that combine them to perform bigger tasks. And much, much more. You can build on unified, mixing and matching building blocks together, to make all kinds of interesting new things.

  1. Prettier

    Uses unified to format Markdown

  2. Gatsby

    Uses unified to pull content into GraphQL

  3. Write Music

    Uses unified to visualize sentence length

  4. Node.js

    Uses unified to check and build their docs

  5. alex

    Uses unified to catch insensitive, inconsiderate writing

  6. See 23 other cases

Learn

We provide the interface: for parsing, inspecting, transforming, and serializing content. You work on structured data. Learn how to plug building blocks together, write your own, and make things with unified.

  1. Intro to unified

    Guide that summarises the what and why of unified

    1. guide
    2. welcome
    3. introduction
  2. Use unified

    Guide that delves into transforming Markdown to HTML

    1. guide
    2. use
    3. transform
    4. remark
    5. rehype
  3. Tree traversal

    How to do tree traversal (also known as walking or visiting a tree)

    1. recipe
    2. unist
    3. tree
    4. traverse
    5. walk
    6. visit
  4. Find a node

    How to find a node in any unist syntax tree

    1. recipe
    2. node
    3. tree
    4. traverse
    5. walk
    6. find
  5. Support tables in remark

    How to support GitHub-style tables in remark (or react-markdown)

    1. recipe
    2. remark
    3. plugin
    4. gfm
    5. github
    6. table
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Explore

The ever growing ecosystem that the unified collective provides today consists of 322 open source projects, with a combined 36k stars on GitHub. In comparison, the code that the collective maintains is about 169 Moby Dicks or 67 Linuxes. In the last 30 days, the 491 packages maintained in those projects were downloaded 569m times from npm. Much of this is maintained by our teams, yet others are provided by the community.

  1. strip-markdown

    remark plugin to remove Markdown formatting
    1. 72%
    2. 85k
  2. remark-retext

    remark plugin to transform to retext
    1. 73%
    2. 819k
  3. mdast-squeeze-paragraphs

    mdast utility to remove empty paragraphs from a tree
    1. 76%
    2. 8m
  4. remark-toc

    remark plugin to generate a Table of Contents (TOC)
    1. 72%
    2. 384k
  5. unist-util-visit

    unist utility to visit nodes
    1. 83%
    2. 22m
    3. 840 B
  6. See 491 packages and 322 projects

Work

Maintaining the collective, developing new projects, keeping everything fast and secure, and helping users, is a lot of work. In total, we’ve closed 4k issues/PRs while 186 are currently open (4%). In the last 30 days, we’ve cut 49 new releases.

  1. form8ion/remark-readme@1.0.0·

    1.0.0 (2021-06-24)

    Features
    • contribution: added the section content (e9cb9c1)
    • contribution: added the section header (863de47)
    • section-headings: prevented adding headings that already exist (c7ae501)
    • toc: injected table of contents section when content is provided (4388bc6)
    • usage: added the header (unconditionally for now) (47e5470)
    • usage: injected the usage content when provided (2b4e94a)
    • usage: limited adding the usage header to when usage content is provided (bf97e4a)
  2. form8ion/remark-readme@1.0.0-alpha.6·

    1.0.0-alpha.6 (2021-06-24)

    Features
    • section-headings: prevented adding headings that already exist (c7ae501)
  3. syntax-tree/mdast-util-to-markdown@1.0.1·

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Sponsor

Thankfully, we are backed financially by our sponsors. This allows us to spend more time maintaining our projects and developing new ones. To support our efforts financially, sponsor or back us on OpenCollective.

  1. GatsbyJS

  2. Vercel

    Develop. Preview. Ship. – Creators of nextjs.org

  3. Netlify

    Netlify is everything you need to build fast, modern websites: continuous deployment, serverless functions, and so much more.

  4. ThemeIsle

  5. Expo

  6. See 32 other sponsors