parsoid 0.11.0


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A combined Mediawiki and html parser in JavaScript running on node.js. Please see ( for an overview of the project.

You might need to set the NODE_PATH environment variable:

export NODE_PATH="node_modules"

Download the dependencies:

npm install

Run tests:

npm test

Configure your Parsoid web service.

cp config.example.yaml config.yaml
# Tweak config.yaml

Run the webservice:

npm start

More installation details are available at

Developer API documentation can be found at

And some helpful getting-started guides are at

An example of a library that builds on Parsoid output to offer an API that mimics mwparserfromhell in JavaScript can be found at,


Copyright (c) 2011-2015 Wikimedia Foundation and others; see AUTHORS.txt.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.