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What is SyntaxHighlighter?

Front-end syntax highlighting for MODX Revolution. SyntaxHighlighter, based on Alex Gorbatchev's great JS syntax highlighter will highlight almost any kind of code. The package contains both plugin and snippet versions of the code.

Package Information

  • Downloads: 2,334
  • License: GPLv2
  • Requires: Revolution 2.0.x or greater
  • Supports: mysql,sqlsrv


This version of the SyntaxHighlighter extra was developed by Bob Ray. It was first posted to GitHub on Nov 08, 2011. As of Jun 22, 2017 it had been last updated on Jun 22, 2017, had 18 commits, and had been downloaded 2,334 times. The SyntaxHighlighter package consists of 344 separate files, containing 8,053 lines of code.

It is currently maintained by Bob Ray.


SyntaxHighlighter can be downloaded and installed from within the MODX Revolution Manager via Package Manager (Extras -> Installer), or from the MODX Extras Repository.

Development and Bug Reporting

SyntaxHighlighter is stored and developed using GitHub, and can be found here: SyntaxHighlighter GitHub main page.

Bugs and feature requests can be filed here: SyntaxHighlighter issues page..

Questions about how to use SyntaxHighlighter should be posted on the MODX Forums.


The full documentation for SyntaxHighlighter can be found at the author's web site (Bob's Guides): SyntaxHighlighter Documentation.

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