Category: Laravel

LaravelPackagesPHP

New Package: Laravel CommonMark

I bit the bullet, and tried something I haven’t done before. Today I’ve released my first open-source package, ever.

Introducing Laravel CommonMark, a Laravel wrapper for league/commonmark. Laravel CommonMark can parse Markdown from your blade templates into HTML, or parsed inline by calling the provided helper function.

Usage is fairly simple; from within your Laravel application, simply require the package:

$ composer require harrk/laravel-commonmark

Create a new blade view with the .md.blade.php extension (instead of .blade.php) and any Markdown will be rendered as HTML automatically.

This package requires Laravel 5.6 and PHP 7.1.3 (or greater).

The source code and further information can be found on GitHub, https://github.com/Harrk/laravel-commonmark.

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