highlight.js: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v11.9.0(8 months ago)

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Highlight.js is a popular syntax highlighting library for code snippets in web pages. It supports a wide range of programming languages and markup formats, making it versatile for highlighting code blocks in various contexts. With a simple integration process, Highlight.js automatically detects and highlights code snippets on your webpage, enhancing readability and code presentation.

Compared to alternatives like Prism.js and CodeMirror, Highlight.js is known for its lightweight nature and ease of use. It provides a quick and efficient way to add syntax highlighting to your website without complex configurations. Additionally, Highlight.js is actively maintained with regular updates and improvements.

Alternatives:
prismjs+
shiki+
lowlight+
codemirror+
monaco-editor+
ace-builds+
react-syntax-highlighter+
microlight+
syntax-highlighter+
react-code-blocks+

Tags: syntax-highlightingcode-snippetsweb-developmentprogramming-languagesmarkup