A Torchlight client for the static site generator Jigsaw

v0.3.4 2022-07-21 16:58 UTC

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Torchlight Client for Jigsaw

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A Torchlight syntax highlighting extension for the static site builder Jigsaw.

Torchlight is a VS Code-compatible syntax highlighter that requires no JavaScript, supports every language, every VS Code theme, line highlighting, git diffing, and more.

📚 The full docs can be found at


To install, require the package from composer:

composer require torchlight/torchlight-jigsaw

After the package is downloaded, add the following line to your bootstrap.php

Torchlight\Jigsaw\TorchlightExtension::make($container, $events)->boot();

This will boot the extension so that it can register its bindings, events, and commands.

Now your bootstrap.php might look something like this:


use App\Listeners\GenerateSitemap;
use TightenCo\Jigsaw\Jigsaw;

/** @var $container \Illuminate\Container\Container */
/** @var $events \TightenCo\Jigsaw\Events\EventBus */

 * You can run custom code at different stages of the build process by
 * listening to the 'beforeBuild', 'afterCollections', and 'afterBuild' events.
 * For example:
 * $events->beforeBuild(function (Jigsaw $jigsaw) {
 *     // Your code here
 * });


Torchlight\Jigsaw\TorchlightExtension::make($container, $events)->boot();


To configure your Torchlight integration, you can start by publishing the configuration file:

./vendor/bin/jigsaw torchlight:install

Once run, you should see a new file torchlight.php in the root of your project, with contents that look like this:

return [
    // Which theme you want to use. You can find all of the themes at
    //, or you can provide your own.
    'theme' => 'material-theme-palenight',

    // Your API token from
    'token' => '',

    // If you want to register the blade directives, set this to true.
    'blade_components' => true,

    // The Host of the API.
    'host' => '',

    // If you want to specify the cache path, you can do so here. Note
    // that you should *not* use the same path that Jigsaw uses,
    // which is `cache` at the root level of your app.
    'cache_path' => 'torchlight_cache',


You can change the theme of all your code blocks by adjusting the theme key in your configuration.


This is your API token from (Torchlight is completely free for personal and open source projects.)

Blade Components

By default Torchlight works with both Markdown files as well as Blade files, using a custom Laravel component. If you'd like to disable the registration of the component for whatever reason, you can turn this to false.


You can change the host where your API requests are sent. Not sure why you'd ever want to do that, but you can!


Torchlight requires a separate cache path, distinct from the Jigsaw cache. Jigsaw cleans out its cache from time to time, whereas Torchlight depends on individual TTLs, courtesy of the Laravel cache driver.

You may want to add your configured cache path (/torchlight_cache/) to your .gitignore file so the cache files aren't persisted to your git history.



To use Torchlight in your Jigsaw markdown files, you don't need to do anything else beside using fenced code blocks like you have been.

This is my great markdown file! I'm going to show some code now:

echo "here is my code"

Wasn't that good code?

Torchlight will handle highlighting that block of code.

If you want to add additional classes or an ID, you can use the syntax that is supported by Jigsaw's underlying markdown parser.

This is my great markdown file! I'm going to show some code now:

```php {}
echo "here is my code"

Wasn't that good code?

The resulting code element will have an id of some-html-id and classes of mt-4 mb-8, along with any classes that Torchlight applies.


If you want to use Torchlight in your .blade.php files, you can use the custom blade component x-torchlight-code.

<pre><x-torchlight-code language='php'>
    echo "hello world";

You can add any classes or other attributes, and they will be preserved:

<pre><x-torchlight-code id='hello-world' class='mt-4 mb-8' language='php'>
    echo "hello world";