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MkDocs Redoc Tag

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A MkDocs plugin supports adding Redoc to the page.


  1. OpenAPI Specification file from online over URL or static file in docs
  2. All dependencies are using static files handled by the plugin not from CDN, especially suitable for those documents been deployed in the intranet
  3. Synchronized dark mode with Material for MkDocs


  1. Python Package
    1. beautifulsoup4>=4.11.1
  2. Redoc standalone javascript from official CDN
    1. redoc==2.1.3


  1. Install the plugin from Pypi

    pip install mkdocs-redoc-tag
  2. Add redoc-tag plugin into your mkdocs.yml plugins sections:

       - redoc-tag
    3. Add redoc tag in markdown to include Redoc:

    <redoc src=""/>

    Redoc Sample Image

  3. You may customize the plugin by passing options in mkdocs.yml:

       - redoc-tag:
            background: White
    Options Type Description
    background String Default: "". Redoc iframe body background attribute value. You can use any css value for background for example "#74b9ff" or "Gainsboro" or "" for nothing.
    height String Default: "80vh". Height of Redoc iframe.

How it works

  1. Copy Redoc script file into site/assets/javascripts/ directory
  2. Search all redoc tags, then convert them to an iframe tag and generate the iframe target html with the given OpenAPI Specification src path


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the file for details.


  1. redark: source of dark mode javascript and css