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html-readability v0.1.4

node readability


node.js html readability parser


###Get started

var readability = require("readability");
var html = "<html>xxxxxxxxxxx</html>";
readability.parse(html, function(err, article){
    /* article
        article = {
            title: "", // page title 
            text: "", //text content
            html: "", //pretty html content
            time: {
               title: 10, //parse title elapsed milliseconds
               article: 100 //parse content elapsed milliseconds


1. pass an object:

var options = {
    url: "", // url is optional, if supply, can convert relative url to absolute.
    content: "<html>some html</html>"

readability.parse(options, function(err, article){
    //some code

2. pass a html string:

var html = "<html>some html</html>";

readability.parse(html, function(err, article){
    //some code

3. pass an url:

var url = "";

readability.parse(url, function(err, article){
    //some code


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