Chili is the jQuery code highlighter plugin.

  • Very fast highlighting, trivial setup, fully customizable, thoroughly documented, and MIT licensed
  • Renders identically on IE, Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, and Safari
  • Comes bundled with recipes for C++, C#, CSS, Delphi, Java, JavaScript, LotusScript, MySQL, PHP, and XHTML
  • Many configuration options: Static, Dynamic, Automatic, Manual, Ad-Hoc, with Metaobjects.
  • Provides fine control over which elements get highlighted by means of a jQuery selector or the mithical jQuery chainability.
  • Fully supports javascript regular expressions, including backreferences
  • The replacement format gives full control on what HTML is used for highlighting
  • Provides examples which show setups and features


To enable chili add
somewhere on the page, or add it to the {JQueryPlugin}{DefaultPlugins} list in the General Settings section of the JQuery configuration.
Error: no such plugin chili

Note: The JQuery chili plugin does not appear to be enabled on your system. It is disabled by default due to some recent browser compatbility issues. Administrators: See the configure JQuery tab

Syntax can be highlighted using the <verbatim> tag and the class attribute:

<verbatim class="html">

    <title>Hello World</title>
    <font size="24px">Hello World</font>


Available class attributes:
cplusplus C++
csharp C#
css Cascading Style Sheets
bash shell syntax
delphi Delphi
html Hypertext Markup Language
java Java
js JavaScript
lotusscript LotusScript
php-f Hypertext Preprocessor -f
php Hypertext Preprocessor
sql Structured Query Language
tml Wiki Markup Language
Topic revision: r1 - 23 Aug 2010, ProjectContributor
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