Code Blocks

Advanced code blocks with highlighting, file names and more.

The code blocks on the documentation site and the blog are powered by rehype-pretty-code. The syntax highlighting is done using shiki.

It has the following features:

  1. Beautiful code blocks with syntax highlighting.
  2. Support for VS Code themes.
  3. Works with hundreds of languages.
  4. Line and word highlighting.
  5. Support for line numbers.
  6. Show code block titles using meta strings.

Thanks to Shiki, highlighting is done at build time. No JavaScript is sent to the client for runtime highlighting.


import { withContentlayer } from "next-contentlayer"
/** @type {import('next').NextConfig} */
const nextConfig = {
  reactStrictMode: true,
  images: {
    domains: [""],
  experimental: {
    appDir: true,
    serverComponentsExternalPackages: ["@prisma/client"],
export default withContentlayer(nextConfig)


```ts title="path/to/file.ts"
// Code here

Line Highlight

```ts {1,3-6}
// Highlight line 1 and line 3 to 6

Word Highlight

```ts /shadcn/
// Highlight the word shadcn.

Line Numbers

```ts showLineNumbers
// This will show line numbers.