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YAML data

YAML is a "human-readable data serialization format" that may be used with Assemble as an alternative to JSON

As a data format, YAML may be used as an alternative to JSON.

YAML front matter

YAML front matter was made popular by Jekyll, the "blog-aware, static site generator" that powers GitHub Pages.

YAML front-matter is optionally used at the beginning of a page to define metadata for the page's content. In order for YAML front-matter to be processed, it must be the first thing at the top of the page, and it must be "wrapped" properly using three dashes above (---) and three below (---).

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