prooph/bookdown-template With Bootswatch Styles And Prism Syntax Highlighting

v0.3.0 2017-08-22 08:56 UTC

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Last update: 2024-07-17 01:29:13 UTC


If you generate your documentation with bookdown and want some nice styles and syntax highlighting for your code blocks, then this package come to the rescue :).


This template is based on


Installation of this library uses Composer. For Composer documentation, please refer to

Put the following into your composer.json or run composer require prooph/bookdown-template.

    "require-dev": {
        "prooph/bookdown-template": "^0.2.0"

Put the following into your bookdown.json

    "template": "../vendor/prooph/bookdown-template/templates/main.php"


Choose your preferred style by setting the CSS_BOOTSWATCH and CSS_PRISM environment variable before generating the book. The default Bootswatch style is cerulean and for Prism ghcolors. See the example below how to use another style.

Visit to see how the style looks like.

  • cerulean
  • cosmo
  • cyborg
  • darkly
  • flatly
  • journal
  • lumen
  • paper
  • readable
  • sandstone
  • simplex
  • slate
  • spacelab
  • superhero
  • united
  • yeti

Visit / prism-styles to see how the Prism style looks like.

  • prism
  • dark
  • funky
  • okaidia
  • twilight
  • coy
  • atom-dark
  • base16-ateliersulphurpool.light
  • cb
  • ghcolors
  • hopscotch
  • pojoaque
  • xonokai

Top menu logo

To add an individual logo instead of displaying Home you can set the environment variable MENU_LOGO which must be an absolute URI to an image.

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