Front Matter parser for PHP, with support for YAML, JSON and TOML.

v1.5.0 2017-10-11 16:19 UTC

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Last update: 2023-11-25 18:52:43 UTC


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// Parse a document.
Phrontmatter::parse("---\nfoo: bar---\nThis is actual content!")->foo;

// Dependency injection example.
$phrontmatter->parse("---\nfoo: bar---\nThis is actual content!")->getContent();

// Parse a document with JSON meta data.
$phrontmatter->parse("---\n{\"foo\":\"bar\"}\n---\nThis is a document with JSON!", Phrontmatter::JSON)->getData();

For more information on Front Matter, see the Jekyll documentation.


Require this package, with Composer, in the root directory of your project.

composer require bluebaytravel/phrontmatter

Laravel Installation

Add the service provider to config/app.php in the providers array.


If you want you can use the facade. Add the reference in config/app.php to your aliases array.

'Phrontmatter' => BlueBayTravel\Phrontmatter\Facades\Phrontmatter::class

Supported Formatters

Phrontmatter supports the following formatters:

  • YAML (default)
  • TOML
  • JSON


Blue Bay Travel Phrontmatter is licensed under The MIT License (MIT).