Trim whitespace plugin¶
MediaGoblin templates are written with 80 char limit for better
readability. However that means that the HTML output is very verbose
containing lots of whitespace. This plugin inserts a middleware that
filters out whitespace from the returned HTML in the
Simply enable this plugin by putting it somewhere where Python can reach
it and put it’s path into the
[plugins] section of your
mediagoblin_local.ini like for example this:
There is no further configuration required. If this plugin is enabled, all text/html documents should not have lots of whitespace in between elements, although it does a very naive filtering right now (just keep the first whitespace and delete all subsequent ones).
Nonetheless, it is a useful plugin that might serve as inspiration for other plugin writers.
It was originally conceived by Sebastian Spaeth. It is licensed under the GNU AGPL v3 (or any later version) license.