grunt-contrib-htmlmin

Minify HTML

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Minify HTML

Minifies HTML using html-minifier.

Bugs regarding the output should be reported on the html-minifier issue tracker, not here.

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.0

If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

npm install grunt-contrib-htmlmin --save-dev

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:

grunt.loadNpmTasks('grunt-contrib-htmlmin');

Htmlmin task

Run this task with the grunt htmlmin command.

Options

See the html-minifier docs for more in-depth explanation of the options and caveats.

removeComments

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Strip HTML comments.

removeCommentsFromCDATA

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Remove HTML comments from inside <script> and <style>.

removeCDATASectionsFromCDATA

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Remove CDATA sections from inside <script> and <style>.

collapseWhitespace

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Collapse white space that contributes to text nodes in a document tree.

It doesn't affect significant white space; e.g. in contents of elements like SCRIPT, STYLE, PRE or TEXTAREA.

<div> <p> foo </p> </div> => <div><p>foo</p></div>

collapseBooleanAttributes

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Collapse boolean attributes.

<input disabled="disabled"> => <input disabled>

removeAttributeQuotes

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Remove attribute quotes when it's safe to do so.

<p id="foo"> => <p id=foo>

removeRedundantAttributes

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Remove redundant attributes like type="text/javascript".

useShortDoctype

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Replace doctype with the short HTML5 version <!DOCTYPE html>.

removeEmptyAttributes

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Remove empty (or blank) attributes.

removeOptionalTags

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Some elements are allowed to have their tags omitted, like </td>.

removeEmptyElements

Type: Boolean
Default: false

Remove empty elements.

Experimental

Example config

grunt.initConfig({
  htmlmin: {                                     // Task
    dist: {                                      // Target
      options: {                                 // Target options
        removeComments: true,
        collapseWhitespace: true
      },
      files: {                                   // Dictionary of files
        'dist/index.html': 'src/index.html',     // 'destination': 'source'
        'dist/contact.html': 'src/contact.html'
      }
    },
    dev: {                                       // Another target
      files: {
        'dist/index.html': 'src/index.html',
        'dist/contact.html': 'src/contact.html'
      }
    }
  }
});

grunt.registerTask('default', ['htmlmin']);

Release History

  • 2013-04-06   v0.1.3   Fail target when minify encounters an error.
  • 2013-04-05   v0.1.2   Update html-minifier which fixes IE conditional comments and prefixed HTML elements <ng-include> <ng:include>.
  • 2013-02-18   v0.1.1   First official release for Grunt 0.4.0.
  • 2013-01-30   v0.1.1rc7   Updating grunt/gruntplugin dependencies to rc7. Changing in-development grunt/gruntplugin dependency versions from tilde version ranges to specific versions.
  • 2013-01-09   v0.1.1rc5   Updating to work with grunt v0.4.0rc5. Switching to this.filesSrc api.
  • 2012-11-01   v0.1.0   Initial release.

Task submitted by Sindre Sorhus

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