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What is highlight.js?

It works in the browser as well as on the server. It works with pretty much any markup, doesn’t depend on any framework, and has automatic language detection.
highlight.js is a tool in the Text Editor category of a tech stack.
highlight.js is an open source tool with 23.2K GitHub stars and 3.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to highlight.js's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses highlight.js?

Companies
31 companies reportedly use highlight.js in their tech stacks, including Tipoff, DocTub, and StickyKnow.io.

Developers
129 developers on StackShare have stated that they use highlight.js.

highlight.js Integrations

highlight.js's Features

  • Import Highlight.js as a CommonJS-module
  • The default import imports all languages
  • Custom Initialization

highlight.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to highlight.js?
Prism
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JavaScript
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Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
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highlight.js's Followers
31 developers follow highlight.js to keep up with related blogs and decisions.