VSCode Front Matter Helpers
This VSCode extension simplifies working with front matter of your markdown articles when using a static site generator like: Hugo, Jekyll, Hexo, NextJs, Gatsby, and many more... For example, with the extension you can keep a list of used tags, categories and add/remove them from your article.
Front Matter: Create <tag | category>
Creates a new <tag | category> and allows you to automatically include it into your post
Front Matter: Insert <tags | categories>
Inserts a selected <tags | categories> into the front matter of your article/post/...
Front Matter: Export all tags & categories to your settings
Export all the already used tags & categories in your articles/posts/... to your user settings
Front Matter: Remap or remove tag/category in all articles
This is commands helps you quickly update/remap or delete a tag or category in all your markdown files. You'll be asked to select the taxonomy type (tag or category), the old taxonomy value and the new one (leave the input field blank to remove the tag/category).
Front Matter: Set current date
Front Matter: Generate slug based on article title
Generates a clean slug for your article. It removes known stop words, punctuations, and special characters.
If you want, you can also specify a prefix and suffix which can be added to the slug. Use the following settings to do this:
Where is the data stored?
The tags and categories are stored in the project VSCode user settings. You can find them back under:
Additional extension settings
The extension has more settings which allow you to further configure it to your needs. Here is a list of settings which you can set:
Feedback / issues / ideas
Please submit them via creating an issue in the project repository: issue list.