middleman-livereload is an extension for the Middleman static site generator that adds livereloading functionality.
If you're just getting started, install the
middleman gem and generate a new project:
gem install middleman middleman init MY_PROJECT
If you already have a Middleman project: Add
gem "middleman-livereload", "~> 3.4.3" to your
Gemfile and run
The extension supports a number of options that can be given to the
activate statement. Eg:
activate :livereload, apply_js_live: false
Livereload's listener host/port, these options get passed to ::Rack::LiveReload middleware. Defaults:
Similar to the
⚠️ It does not work with
@import'ed CSS files or
require'd JS files (because of LiveReload not providing enough information regarding dependencies). On those kind of files, a full page reload will be triggered.
Disable Flash polyfil for browsers that support native WebSockets.
Array of patterns for paths that must be ignored. These files will not be injected with the LiveReload script.
String#match is used for ignoring, so you can use any valid Ruby regular expression in this array.
CSS file to reload when detecting @imported partial was modified. Default
To opt out set
Regexp matching filenames that should trigger reload of :livereload_css_target when changed. Default:
Support secure sockets (WSS) by passing TLS certificate & private key, for
example if you're using
middleman server --https in development.
Build & Dependency Status
The official community forum is available at: https://forum.middlemanapp.com
Github Issues are used for managing bug reports and feature requests. If you run into issues, please search the issues and submit new problems: https://github.com/middleman/middleman-livereload/issues
The best way to get quick responses to your issues and swift fixes to your bugs is to submit detailed bug reports, include test cases and respond to developer questions in a timely manner. Even better, if you know Ruby, you can submit Pull Requests containing Cucumber Features which describe how your feature should work or exploit the bug you are submitting.
How to Run Cucumber Tests
- Checkout Repository:
git clone https://github.com/middleman/middleman-livereload.git
- Install Bundler:
gem install bundler
bundle installinside the project root to install the gem dependencies.
- Run test cases:
bundle exec rake test
Copyright (c) 2010-2013 Thomas Reynolds. MIT Licensed, see LICENSE for details.