An arctic, north-bluish clean and elegant highlight.js theme

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import nordHighlightjs from '';


An arctic, north-bluish clean and elegant highlight.js theme.

Designed for a fluent and clear workflow based on the Nord color palette.

Getting started

Visit the official website to learn all about the features, how to install and use the theme and more from the official documentations.

Quick Start

Since Nord highlight.js is used in web technology based projects, it's main installation method are therefore npm or yarn, the Node.js package managers.

Install and add it as production dependency from the command line:

# When using npm...
npm install --save nord-highlightjs

# ...or yarn as package manager.
yarn add nord-highlightjs

To use Nord highlight.js in projects without Node.js, the CSS file can be used through CDN services like UNPKG:

<!-- Replace the version with any available release. -->
<link href="" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />


To use Nord highlight.js include the CSS file as stylesheet depending on the installation method:

<!-- When installed via npm/yarn for Node.js based projects -->
<link href="node_modules/nord-highlightjs/dist/nord.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<!-- When using CDN service like UNPKG -->
<link href="" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />


Beautiful code to keep focused.

Support for a wide range of language types.

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Nord is an open source project and we love to receive contributions from the community!

There are many ways to contribute, from writing- and improving documentation and tutorials, reporting bugs, submitting enhancement suggestions that can be added to Nord by submitting pull requests.

Please take a moment to read Nord's full contributing guide to learn about the development process, the project's used styleguides, branch organization and versioning model.

The guide also includes information about minimal, complete, and verifiable examples and other ways to contribute to the project like improving existing issues and giving feedback on issues and pull requests.

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