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MinifyXhtml Wyam.Minification

Minifies the XHTML content.
This module takes the XHTML content and uses minification to reduce the output.


This module exists in the Wyam.Minification package which is not part of the core distribution. Add the following preprocessor directive to your configuration file to use it:
#n Wyam.Minification




  • MinifyXhtml(bool useEmptyMinificationSettings = false)

    Minifies the XHTML content.

    • useEmptyMinificationSettings

      Boolean to specify whether to use empty minification settings. Default value is false, this will use commonly accepted settings.

Fluent Methods

Chain these methods together after the constructor to modify behavior.

  • RemoveHtmlComments(bool removeHtmlComments = true)

    Flag for whether to remove all HTML comments, except conditional, noindex, KnockoutJS containerless comments and AngularJS comment directives.

    • removeHtmlComments

      Default value is true.

  • RemoveTagsWithoutContent(bool removeTagsWithoutContent = false)

    Flag for whether to remove tags without content, except for textarea, tr, th and td tags, and tags with class, id, name, role, src and data-* attributes.

    • removeTagsWithoutContent

      Default value is false.

  • RenderEmptyTagsWithSpace(bool renderEmptyTagsWithSpace = true)

    Flag for whether to allow the inserting space before slash in empty tags (for example, true -
    ; false -

    • renderEmptyTagsWithSpace

      Default value is true.

  • WithSettings(Action<XhtmlMinificationSettings> action)

    Updates the minification settings.

    • action

      A function to update the minification settings with.