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MkDocs plugin for Kroki-Diagrams

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This is a MkDocs plugin to embed Kroki-Diagrams into your documentation.


Install the plugin using pip:

pip install mkdocs-kroki-plugin

Activate the plugin in mkdocs.yml:

  - kroki:


Key Description
ServerURL URL of your kroki-Server, default:
FencePrefix Diagram prefix, default: kroki-
EnableBlockDiag Enable BlockDiag (and the related Diagrams), default: True
Enablebpmn Enable BPMN, default: True
EnableExcalidraw Enable Excalidraw, default: True
EnableMermaid Enable Mermaid, default: True
EnableDiagramsnet Enable (, default: False
HttpMethod Http method to use (GET or POST), default: GET
(Note: On POST the retrieved images are stored next to the including page in the build directory)
FileTypes File types you want to use, default: [svg], (Note: not all file formats work with all diagram types
  - kroki:
        - png
        - svg
  • FileTypeOverrides - Overrides for specific diagrams to set the desired file type default: None,
  - kroki:
        mermaid: png


Use code-fences with a tag of kroki-<Module> to replace the code with the wanted diagram.

Diagram options can be set as well.

Example for BlockDiag:

```kroki-blockdiag no-transparency=false
blockdiag {
  blockdiag -> generates -> "block-diagrams";
  blockdiag -> is -> "very easy!";

  blockdiag [color = "greenyellow"];
  "block-diagrams" [color = "pink"];
  "very easy!" [color = "orange"];

You can render diagram from file with @from_file: directive:


See Also

Diagram examples can be found here.

More information about installing a self-manged Kroki-Service here.

More Plugins for MkDocs can be found here


Install the newest pre-release version using pip:

pip install -i mkdocs-kroki-plugin

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