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Inclusive Language Plugin


An Eleventy linter plugin to check for inclusive language in markdown files. Inspired by CSS Tricks’ Words to Avoid in Educational Writing. No browser/client JavaScript here—everything is this plugin is done at build-time.

Inclusive Language Linter (./docs/quicktips/
    be modified, of course, to capture multiple
    Of course, Eleventy has no desire to re
    This is just a super simple example if you
    build pipeline. That’s an easy way to concatenate

Installation Jump to heading

Available on npm.

npm install @11ty/eleventy-plugin-inclusive-language

Open up your Eleventy config file (probably .eleventy.js) and use addPlugin:

Filename .eleventy.js
const inclusiveLangPlugin = require("@11ty/eleventy-plugin-inclusive-language");

module.exports = function (eleventyConfig) {
You’re only allowed one module.exports in your configuration file, so make sure you only copy the require and the addPlugin lines above!

Options Jump to heading

Optionally pass in an options object as the second argument to addPlugin to further customize this plugin.

const inclusiveLangPlugin = require("@11ty/eleventy-plugin-inclusive-language");
module.exports = function (eleventyConfig) {
eleventyConfig.addPlugin(inclusiveLangPlugin, {
templateFormats: ["md"], // default, add more file extensions here

// accepts an array or a comma-delimited string
"simply,obviously,basically,of course,clearly,just,everyone knows,however,easy",

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