html2markdown (1) - Linux Man Pages

html2markdown: converts a page of HTML into markdown.

NAME

html2markdown - converts a page of HTML into markdown.

SYNOPSIS

html2markdown [options...] [(filename|url) [encoding]]

DESCRIPTION

html2markdown downloads the specified HTML page, and converts it to text marked up with markdown. The source HTML page may be a local file or remote URL. If not specified, it will be read from standard input. The output is printed to standard output.

If an encoding is specified, it will override any encoding information provided by the HTTP Server. When not specified, python-feedparser (if available) will be used to determine the source encoding. If not available, or when reading local files, the encoding is assumed to be UTF-8.

OPTIONS

--no-wrap-links
Don't wrap long links.
--ignore-emphasis
Don't include any formatting for emphasis.
--reference-links
Use reference style links instead of in-line links.
--ignore-links
Don't include any formatting for links.
--protect-links
Protect links from line breaks surrounding them with angle brackets.
--ignore-images
Don't include any formatting for images.
--images-to-alt
Discard image data, only keep alt text.
--images-with-size
Write image tags with height and width attrs as raw html to retain dimensions.
-g, --google-doc
Convert an html-exported Google Document.
-d, --dash-unordered-list
Use a dash rather than a star for unordered list items.
-e, --asterisk-emphasis
Use an asterisk rather than an underscore for emphasized text.
-b BODY_WIDTH, --body-width=BODY_WIDTH
Number of characters per output line, 0 for no wrap.
-i LIST_INDENT, --google-list-indent=LIST_INDENT
Number of pixels Google indents nested lists.
-s, --hide-strikethrough
Hide strike-through text. Only relevant when -g is specified as well.
--escape-all
Escape all special characters. Output is less readable, but avoids corner case formatting issues.
--bypass-tables
Format tables in HTML rather than Markdown syntax.
--ignore-tables
Ignore table-related tags (table, th, td, tr) while keeping rows.
--single-line-break
Use a single line break after a block element rather than two line breaks. NOTE: Requires --body-width=0.
--unicode-snob
Use unicode throughout document.
--no-automatic-links
Do not use automatic links wherever applicable.
--no-skip-internal-links
Do not skip internal links.
--links-after-para
Put links after each paragraph instead of document.
--mark-code
Mark program code blocks with [code]...[/code].
--default-image-alt=TEXT
The default alt string for images with missing ones.
--pad-tables
Pad the cells to equal column width in tables.
--decode-errors=DECODE_ERRORS
What to do in case of decode errors. ignore, strict, and replace are acceptable values.
--version
Show program's version number and exit.
-h, --help
Show a help message and exit.

AUTHOR

This manpage was written for Debian, by Stefano Rivera <stefanor [at] debian.org>.