MOCKSTACKS
EN
Questions And Answers

More Tutorials









NodeJS metalsmith

Build a simple blog


Assuming that you have node and npm installed and available, create a project folder with a valid package.json.
Install the necessary dependencies:

npm install --save-dev metalsmith metalsmith-in-place handlebars

Create a file called build.js at the root of your project folder, containing the following:

var metalsmith = require('metalsmith');
var handlebars = require('handlebars');
var inPlace = require('metalsmith-in-place');
Metalsmith(__dirname)
 .use(inPlace('handlebars'))
 .build(function(err) {
 if (err) throw err;
 console.log('Build finished!');
 });

Create a folder called src at the root of your project folder. Create index.html in src, containing the following:

---
title: My awesome blog
---
{{ title }}

Running node build.js will now build all files in src. After running this command, you'll have index.html in your build folder, with the following contents:

<h1>My awesome blog</h1>


Conclusion

In this page (written and validated by ) you learned about NodeJS metalsmith . What's Next? If you are interested in completing NodeJS tutorial, your next topic will be learning about: NodeJS Parsing command line arguments.



Incorrect info or code snippet? We take very seriously the accuracy of the information provided on our website. We also make sure to test all snippets and examples provided for each section. If you find any incorrect information, please send us an email about the issue: mockstacks@gmail.com.


Share On:


Mockstacks was launched to help beginners learn programming languages; the site is optimized with no Ads as, Ads might slow down the performance. We also don't track any personal information; we also don't collect any kind of data unless the user provided us a corrected information. Almost all examples have been tested. Tutorials, references, and examples are constantly reviewed to avoid errors, but we cannot warrant full correctness of all content. By using Mockstacks.com, you agree to have read and accepted our terms of use, cookies and privacy policy.