The filters provided by the Jade template engine enable us to indicate the method that should be used when processing a specific block in a template. This is usually used for blocks of content that are written in a format other than the Jade language itself. As an example, the
In this recipe, we'll make use of the
contrib-jade (0.12.0) plugin in conjunction with its
filters option to make a custom filter called
link available to us in our templates. This filter will use a simplistic algorithm to find URLs and surround them with an anchor tag, turning them into ...