highlight.js: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v11.9.0(5 months ago)

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Highlight.js is a popular syntax highlighting library for the web. It provides an easy way to add syntax highlighting to code snippets on your website or web application. With support for over 200 programming languages and a wide range of styles, Highlight.js makes it simple to make your code examples more visually appealing and readable.

Compared to other syntax highlighting libraries like Prism or CodeMirror, Highlight.js is known for its lightweight and easy-to-use nature. It has a small footprint and can be quickly integrated into your project with just a few lines of code. Highlight.js also offers automatic language detection, making it convenient for highlighting code blocks without specifying the language explicitly.

Alternatives:
prismjs+
shiki+
lowlight+
rehype-highlight+
code-prettify+
microlight.js+
rainbow-code+
syntax-highlighter+
lighterhtml+
react-syntax-highlighter+

Tags: javascriptsyntax-highlightingcodewebprogramming-languages