HTML

The html component is a convenience component to replace a common code snippet in your web app: the <html> element with the <head> & <body> elements. Set your page title, scripts and styles with easy without having to remember the syntax.

Installation

The html component comes ready out-of-the-box with Blade UI Kit. Simply install the package and you're good to go.

Basic Usage

The most basic usage of the component is to set its slotted content:

<x-html class="font-sans">
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</x-html>

This will output the following HTML:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

    <meta name="csrf-token" content="...">

    <title>Blade UI Kit</title>
</head>
<body class="font-sans">
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</body>
</html>

As you can see you can get rid of all the redundant boilerplate. The component behaves simarly to the stub from Laravel's auth scaffolding. The lang attribute on the html element is determined by the app's locale. The CSRF token is set so libraries like Laravel Echo can make use of it. And the page title is set based on the app.name config setting. All attributes that are set on the component are piped through onto the <body> element.

Page Title

You can set a custom title if you like:

<x-html title="My App">
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</x-html>

This will output the following HTML:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

    <meta name="csrf-token" content="...">

    <title>My App</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</body>
</html>

Something I like to do myself often is make use of a delimiter between the page title and app name. Because Blade components allow you to use PHP when prefixing attributes with the : syntax we can easily do this:

<x-html :title="isset($title) ? $title . ' - ' . config('app.name') : ''">
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</x-html>

If $title has the value of My Page, the full generated title will be:

<title>My Page - Blade UI Kit</title>

Customizing The Head

You can also customize the content of the <head> element by using its slot:

<x-html>
    <x-slot name="head">
        <link rel="icon" href="favicon.ico" />
    </x-slot>

    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</x-html>

This will output the following HTML:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">

    <meta name="csrf-token" content="...">

    <title>Blade UI Kit</title>

    <link rel="icon" href="favicon.ico" />
</head>
<body>
    <h1>Hello World</h1>
</body> 
</html>

This is convenient for setting scripts and styles, and adding any other customization you'd like.

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