Documentation Configuration options


application.locale string
: The language used in the application interface. See the list of supported languages.
: Optional, defaults to system language if supported, else en (English)

application.mongodbUrl URL
: To cache files and save information about previously posts and files, you will need to connect Indiekit to a MongoDB database. You can host one on MongoDB Atlas.
: Optional string
: The name of your server.
: Optional, defaults to Indiekit

application.themeColor string
: Accent colour used in the application interface.
: Optional, defaults to #0055ee

application.themeColorScheme string
: Color scheme used in the application interface, automatic, light or dark.
: Optional, defaults to automatic


publication.categories Array | URL
: A list of categories or tags used on your website. Can be an array of values, or the location of a JSON file providing an array of values.
: Optional

publication.locale string
: Your publication’s locale. Currently used to format dates.
: Optional, defaults to en (English) URL
: Your website’s URL.
: Required

publication.mediaEndpoint URL
: Indiekit provides a media endpoint, but you can use a third-party endpoint by setting a value for this option.
: Optional

publication.postTemplate Function
: A post template is a function that takes post properties received and parsed by the Micropub endpoint and renders them in a given file format, for example, a Markdown file with YAML frontmatter.
: Optional, defaults to MF2 JSON

publication.postTypes Array
: A set of default paths and templates for different post types. See Configuring post types.
: Optional if using a preset

publication.preset Function
: A publication preset plug-in.
: Optional

publication.slugSeparator string
: The character used to replace spaces when creating a slug.
: Optional, defaults to - Function
: A content store plug-in.
: Required

publication.storeMessageTemplate Function
: Function used to customise message format. See Customising commit messages.
: Optional, defaults to [action] [postType] [fileType]

publication.sydnicationTargets Array
: An array of syndication targets. Example:

uid: '',
name: 'Paul Robert Lloyd on Twitter'
}, {
uid: '',
name: 'Paul Robert Lloyd on Mastodon'
}, {
uid: '',
name: 'Paul Robert Lloyd on'

: Optional

publication.timeZone string
: The time zone for your publication. By default this is set to UTC, however if you want to offset dates according to your time zone you can provide a time zone name, for example, Europe/London:

indiekit.set('publication.timeZone', 'Europe/London');

This option also accepts a number of other values. See Setting a time zone.

: Optional, defaults to UTC

publication.tokenEndpoint URL
: An IndieAuth token endpoint.
: Optional, defaults to