Safely render long_description/README files in Warehouse
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Readme Renderer

Readme Renderer is a library that will safely render arbitrary README files into HTML. It is designed to be used in Warehouse to render the long_description for packages. It can handle Markdown, reStructuredText (.rst), and plain text.

Check Description Locally


To locally check whether your reStructuredText long descriptions will render on PyPI, simply install the readme_renderer library using:

$ pip install readme_renderer
$ python check -r -s
running check

If there's a problem rendering your long_description, the check will tell you. If your long_description is fine, you'll get no output.


Checking your Markdown long descriptions is unecessary, because unlike rST, where a properly rendered description is all-or-nothing, PyPI will still render your Markdown description as Markdown if it has some invalid or incorrect syntax.

Code of Conduct

Everyone interacting in the readme_renderer project's codebases, issue trackers, chat rooms, and mailing lists is expected to follow the PyPA Code of Conduct.