Introducing the Data Editor

Easily manage the content of YAML, TOML, JSON, CSV, and TSV files.

The Data Editor uses the same naming conventions as the Front Matter Editor. See Inputs for a list of choices to optimize the editing experience.

staff.yml
- name: George Phillips
  email: george@cloudcannon.com
- name: Mike Neumegen
  email: mike@cloudcannon.com
- name: Ross Phillips
  email: ross@cloudcannon.com
Screenshot of Data Editor

Front matter

Smart interfaces allow you to manage front matter data.

Front matter is a common feature in SSGs to set custom metadata on a page.

Variables are defined in YAML between triple dashed lines at the top of a file.

The front matter appears on the left side of the Visual Editor and Content Editor.

Screenshot of Visual Editor with the front matter Editor open to the left

The inputs shown are dependent on your keys and values. See Inputs for a list of choices to optimize the editing experience.

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