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A CoffeeScript converter for Jekyll.

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Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'jekyll-coffeescript'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install jekyll-coffeescript

Notes: jekyll-coffeescript requires Ruby 2.4 or greater. Additionally, the dependency on execjs means you must also have a valid JavaScript runtime available to your project

You also need to add this plugin to your _config.yml file:

  - jekyll-coffeescript


In your Jekyll site, create CoffeeScript files that start with the following lines:


You need those three dashes in order for Jekyll to recognize it as "convertible". They won't be included in the content passed to the CoffeeScript compiler.


  1. Fork it (
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am "Add some feature")
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

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