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Mkdocs plugin to display git authors of a page

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MkDocs plugin to display git authors of a page. Only considers authors of the current lines in the page ('surviving code' using git blame).

Other MkDocs plugins that use information from git:


Install the plugin using pip:

pip install mkdocs-git-authors-plugin

Activate the plugin in mkdocs.yml:

  - git-authors


In supported themes

no supported themes yet

In markdown pages

You can use {{ git_authors_summary }} to insert a summary of the authors of a page. Authors are sorted by their name and have a mailto: link with their email.

An example output:

<span class='git-authors'><a href=''>Jane Doe</a><a href=''>John Doe</a></span>

Which renders as:

Jane Doe, John Doe

In theme templates

In theme templates you will have access to the jinja2 variable git_authors, which contains a list of authors dicts, like the following example:

    'name' : 'Jane Doe',
    'email' : '',
    'last_datetime' : datetime.datetime(),
    'lines' : 200,
    'contribution' : '40.0%'
    'name' : 'John Doe',
    'email' : '',
    'last_datetime' : datetime.datetime(),
    'lines' : 300,
    'contribution' : '60.0%'

An example of how to use in your templates:

{% if git_authors %}
  {%- for author in git_authors -%}
    <a href="{{ }}" title="{{ }}">
      {{ }}
  {%- endfor -%}
{% endif %}

Alternatively, you could use the simple preformatted {{ git_authors_summary }} to insert a summary of the authors.

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