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Quick Tip #003—Add Edit on GitHub Links to All Pages

It’s nice to be able to instantly edit your HTML on GitHub when you spot an error or an improvement you can make. Why not facilitate this by adding an Edit this page on GitHub link to every page? You can see an example of this on our page footer.

Use a Layout File

Make sure you’re using a Layout file so that you can add these to a single place and have the links applied to all of your pages.

Here’s a sample:


<footer>
© 2018 Eleventy
</footer>
</body>
</html>

Edit your your layout file to add the link. Provide the URL to the base of your repo and use the Eleventy provided {{ page.inputPath }} variable to point to the correct input file. Yes, this will also work with paginated templates.


<footer>
© 2018 Eleventy
<a href="https://github.com/11ty/11ty.io/tree/master/{{ page.inputPath }}">Edit this page on GitHub</a>
</footer>
</body>
</html>

That’s it!