geshi  1.0-
About: GeSHi is a "GEneric Syntax HIghlighter" that outputs a file syntax highlighted to XHTML standards (written in PHP).
  Fossies Dox: geshi-1.0-  ("unofficial" and yet experimental doxygen-generated source code documentation)  

geshi Documentation

Some Fossies usage hints in advance:

  1. To see the Doxygen generated documentation please click on one of the items in the steelblue colored "quick index" bar above or use the side panel at the left which displays a hierarchical tree-like index structure and is adjustable in width.
  2. If you want to search for something by keyword rather than browse for it you can use the client side search facility (using Javascript and DHTML) that provides live searching, i.e. the search results are presented and adapted as you type in the Search input field at the top right.
  3. Doxygen doesn't incorporate all member files but just a definable subset (basically the main project source code files that are written in a supported language). So to search and browse all member files you may visit the Fossies geshi-1.0- contents page and use the Fossies standard member browsing features (also with source code highlighting and additionally with optional code folding).

GeSHi - Generic Syntax Highlighter


Author: Benny Baumann, Nigel McNie Email:, GeSHi Website:

GeSHi is a generic syntax highlighter, written in PHP. You simply input the source code you wish to highlight with the language you wish to use, and the output will be a file syntax highlighted to XHTML standards.


For more information on how to use GeSHi, please consult the documentation. If you got this readme from a GeSHi package, then the documentation is available in the docs directory. Documentation is also available online.

If you think you've found a bug in GeSHi, contact me with a bug report at, submit to the bug tracker at GitHub. Be aware that minor highlighting errors may well just be incorrect language files, but if you do find something major please contact me.

And if you're using GeSHi as a plugin/mod for some other software, please tell me about it! It's worth a link to you, and I can give you specialist help if you need it.


GeSHi is free software, released under the GNU GPL. Please see the LICENSE file for more information. If you do modify this program, please tell me about it! Perhaps you've made a good improvement that I can learn from :)