strip-markdown

remark plugin to remove markdown formatting

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strip-markdown

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remark plugin remove markdown formatting. This essentially removes everything but paragraphs and text nodes.

This is one of the first remark plugins, before prefixing with remark- got cool.

Note!

This plugin is ready for the new parser in remark (remarkjs/remark#536). No change is needed: it works exactly the same now as it did before!

Install

This package is ESM only: Node 12+ is needed to use it and it must be imported instead of required.

npm:

npm install strip-markdown

Use

import {remark} from 'remark'
import strip from 'strip-markdown'

remark()
  .use(strip)
  .process('Some *emphasis*, **importance**, and `code`.')
  .then((file) => {
    console.log(String(file))
  })

Yields:

Some emphasis, importance, and code.

API

This package exports no identifiers. The default export is stripMarkdown.

unified().use(stripMarkdown[, options])

Plugin remove markdown formatting.

  • Removes html (note), code, horizontalRule, table, yaml, toml, and their content
  • Render everything else as simple paragraphs without formatting
  • Uses alt text for images

Security

Use of strip-markdown does not involve rehype (hast) or user content so there are no openings for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Contribute

See contributing.md in remarkjs/.github for ways to get started. See support.md for ways to get help.

This project has a code of conduct. By interacting with this repository, organization, or community you agree to abide by its terms.

License

MIT © Titus Wormer

If you find any bugs or have a feature request, please open an issue on github!

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