Sublime Text 2 plugin for wrapping text in HTML tags or stripping tags from selection
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Sublime Text 2 plugin: TagWrapper

This plugin allows you to wrap selected text in given HTML tags or to strip HTML tags from selection.


  • Make one or more selections
  • Press alt+shift+t to wrap the selection. You will be prompted to enter opening HTML tags (e.g., <p class="paragraph"><strong>). Closing tags will be inserted automatically.
  • or press alt+shift+s to strip all HTML tags

Key bindings

You may remap any of the default key bindings:

Wrapping selection with prompt

{ "keys": ["alt+shift+t"], "command": "tag_wrapper_input" }

Stripping HTML tags from selection

{ "keys": ["alt+shift+s"], "command": "strip_tags" }

Wrapping selection without prompt

You may also add your own key bindings for predefined HTML tags. Example:

    "keys": ["alt+shift+p"], "command": "tag_wrapper",
    "args": {
        "tag": "<p>"


Wrap contents of <button /> in <span /> tag (using Vintage)

<button type="submit">Submit form</button>

Press vit, alt+shift+t, <span class="x">, Enter. Result:

<button type="submit"><span class="x">Submit form</span></button>

Wrap multiple rows in <li> tag (using Vintage)

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet
consectetur adipisicing elit
sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt
ut labore et dolore magna aliqua

Press alt+shift+down until you select all rows, v$, alt+shift+t, <li>, Enter. Result:

<li>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet</li>
<li>consectetur adipisicing elit</li>
<li>sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt</li>
<li>ut labore et dolore magna aliqua</li>


The recommmended method of installation is via Package Control. It will download upgrades to your packages automatically.

Package Control

Using Git

Go to your Sublime Text 2 Packages directory and clone the repository using the command below:

git clone "TagWrapper"

Download Manually

  • Download the files using the Github downloads option
  • Unzip/untar the files and rename the folder to TagWrapper
  • Copy the folder to your Sublime Text 2 Packages directory



  • Initial release