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Compile YUIDoc Documentation.

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-yuidoc --save-dev

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


This plugin was designed to work with Grunt 0.4.x. If you're still using grunt v0.3.x it's strongly recommended that you upgrade, but in case you can't please use v0.3.2.

Yuidoc task

Run this task with the grunt yuidoc command.

Visit the YUIDoc project home for more information on YUIDocs and commenting syntax.


Settings mirror YUIDoc config.

Usage Examples

  pkg: grunt.file.readJSON('package.json'),
  yuidoc: {
    compile: {
      name: '<%= %>'
      description: '<%= pkg.description %>',
      version: '<%= pkg.version %>',
      url: '<%= pkg.homepage %>',
      options: {
        paths: 'path/to/source/code/',
        outdir: 'where/to/save/docs/'

Release History

  • 2013-02-14   v0.4.0   First official release for Grunt 0.4.0.
  • 2013-01-22   v0.4.0rc7   Updating grunt/gruntplugin dependencies to rc7. Changing in-development grunt/gruntplugin dependency versions from tilde version ranges to specific versions.
  • 2013-01-08   v0.4.0rc5   Updating to work with grunt v0.4.0rc5.
  • 2012-10-11   v0.3.2   Rename grunt-contrib-lib dep to grunt-lib-contrib.
  • 2012-09-30   v0.3.1   Project options are parsed as templates.
  • 2012-09-22   v0.3.0   Options no longer accepted from global config key.
  • 2012-09-09   v0.2.0   Refactored from grunt-contrib into individual repo.

Task submitted by George Pantazis

This file was generated on Mon Feb 18 2013 19:34:05.