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Project: rehypejs/rehype-minify

Package: rehype-remove-comments@5.0.0

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  2. rehype plugin to remove comments (except conditional comments)
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rehype-remove-comments

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rehype plugin to remove comments.

Contents

What is this?

This package is a plugin that removes comments. By default it keeps conditional comments, optionally it removes them too.

When should I use this?

You can use this plugin when you want to improve the transfer size of HTML documents.

Install

This package is ESM only. In Node.js (version 12.20+, 14.14+, or 16.0+), install with npm:

npm install rehype-remove-comments

In Deno with esm.sh:

import rehypeRemoveComments from 'https://esm.sh/rehype-remove-comments@5'

In browsers with esm.sh:

<script type="module">
  import rehypeRemoveComments from 'https://esm.sh/rehype-remove-comments@5?bundle'
</script>

Use

On the API:

import {read} from 'to-vfile'
import {unified} from 'unified'
import rehypeParse from 'rehype-parse'
import rehypeStringify from 'rehype-stringify'
import rehypeRemoveComments from 'rehype-remove-comments'

main()

async function main() {
  const file = await unified()
    .use(rehypeParse)
    .use(rehypeRemoveComments)
    .use(rehypeStringify)
    .process(await read('index.html'))

  console.log(String(file))
}

On the CLI:

rehype input.html --use rehype-remove-comments --output output.html

On the CLI in a config file (here a package.json):

 …
 "rehype": {
   "plugins": [
     …
+    "rehype-remove-comments",
     …
   ]
 }
 …

API

This package exports no identifiers. The default export is rehypeRemoveComments.

unified().use(rehypeRemoveComments[, options])

Remove comments.

options

Configuration (optional).

options.removeConditional

Whether to remove conditional comments too (boolean, default: false). The default behavior is to keep conditional comments. Conditional comments are a legacy feature that was specific to Internet Explorer. They were no longer used in IE 10.

Example

In
<!--Hello-->
<!--[if IE 6]>OK<![endif]-->
Out
<!--[if IE 6]>OK<![endif]-->

Syntax

HTML is handled according to WHATWG HTML (the living standard), which is also followed by browsers such as Chrome and Firefox.

Syntax tree

The syntax tree format used is hast.

Types

This package is fully typed with TypeScript.

Compatibility

Projects maintained by the unified collective are compatible with all maintained versions of Node.js. As of now, that is Node.js 12.20+, 14.14+, and 16.0+. Our projects sometimes work with older versions, but this is not guaranteed.

Security

As rehype works on HTML, and improper use of HTML can open you up to a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack, use of rehype can also be unsafe. Use rehype-sanitize to make the tree safe.

Contribute

See contributing.md in rehypejs/.github for ways to get started. See support.md for ways to get help.

This project has a code of conduct. By interacting with this repository, organization, or community you agree to abide by its terms.

License

MIT © Titus Wormer