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Append all templates views in index.html body in script tags.

Getting Started

If you haven't used grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide.

From the same directory as your project's Gruntfile and package.json, install this plugin with the following command:

npm install grunt-append-templates --save-dev

Once that's done, add this line to your project's Gruntfile:


If the plugin has been installed correctly, running grunt --help at the command line should list the newly-installed plugin's task or tasks. In addition, the plugin should be listed in package.json as a devDependency, which ensures that it will be installed whenever the npm install command is run.

The "append_templates" task


In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named append_templates to the data object passed into grunt.initConfig().

  append_templates: {
    options: {
      tag: 'script',
      type: 'text/x-template',
      layout: 'app/templates/layout.html'
    your_target: {
      files: {
                ‘path/to/index.html: [path/to/templates/*.html]



Type: String Default value: script

A string value that is used to do include each template as html content.


Type: String Default value: text/x-template

A string value that is used to do represent to template you used in your project.


Type: String Default value: app/templates/layout.html

The value represent the default layout file of your project.

Usage Examples

Default Options

In this example, the default options are used to insert all templates of the project in the default layout file.

  append_templates: {
    options: {},
    files: {
      ‘public/index.html: [‘app/templates/**/*.html’],


In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using grunt.

Release History

0.1.0 - Initial Version

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