- Syntax Highlighting: The library applies syntax highlighting to code snippets, making it easier to identify different elements and structures within the code. It uses a lightweight markup language that allows developers to define language-specific grammar rules.
- Code Autoloading: Prism has the ability to automatically detect and highlight code snippets on web pages without the need for manual configuration. It can be configured to automatically highlight code within specific HTML elements or by using specific CSS classes.
- Plugin System: The library supports a plugin system that extends its functionality. Developers can create and integrate plugins to add additional features, such as line numbering, copy to clipboard functionality, and more.
Prism is widely used by developers and webmasters who want to enhance the presentation of code snippets on their websites or documentation. Its simplicity, flexibility, and support for numerous programming languages make it a popular choice for incorporating syntax highlighting into web projects.