Parse front-matter.


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Why another front-matter library?

This library is only 200 bytes 🤯 It's ultra light-weight because it doesn't really parse the front-matter, you can choose your language of choice to parse it instead, e.g. Yaml or Toml or even simply JSON.parse.


yarn add @egoist/front-matter


const frontMatter = require('@egoist/front-matter')

const { head, body } = frontMatter(`
title: Hell World

Hi there?

assert(head === 'title: Hello World')
assert(body === '\nHi there?')

Parse head with js-yaml:

const yaml = require('js-yaml')
const frontMatter = require('@egoist/front-matter')

const { head, body } = frontMatter(str)
const parsedHead = yaml.safeLoad(head)


frontMatter(str, delimiter = '---')


  1. Fork it!
  2. Create your feature branch: git checkout -b my-new-feature
  3. Commit your changes: git commit -am 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
  5. Submit a pull request :D


@egoist/front-matter © egoist, Released under the MIT License.
Authored and maintained by egoist with help from contributors (list).

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