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The Magical Eleventy v2.0 Beta Release

January 20, 2023

I am super delighted to announce the very first beta release of Eleventy v2.0! This is our first major release after Netlify’s full time sponsorship of the project.

  • 🪢 Dependencies decreased by 32.1%
  • 🔬 node_modules size decreased by 77.8%
  • 🚄 30.5% faster npm install
  • 🏠 Incremental Builds
  • 💻 New Dev Server with DOM-diffing live reload
  • 🔌 Plugins for Edge rendering, i18n, Vite
  • 🛠 Support for WebC
npm install @11ty/eleventy@beta

Read the full release notes on or on GitHub.

If you want to help spread the word, I would love a boost on this toot! Or, even a star on GitHub would be lovely too!

Release Video

Watch on YouTube: The Magical Eleventy v2.0 Beta Release

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Zach Leatherman IndieWeb Avatar for a builder for the web and the creator/maintainer of IndieWeb Avatar for https://www.11ty.devEleventy (11ty), an award-winning open source site generator. At one point he became entirely too fixated on web fonts. He has given 81 talks in nine different countries at events like Beyond Tellerrand, Smashing Conference, Jamstack Conf, CSSConf, and The White House. Formerly part of CloudCannon, Netlify, Filament Group, NEJS CONF, and NebraskaJS. Learn more about Zach »


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  1. Matt Wilcox

    Matt Wilcox

    @zachleat For those of us that very rarely use npm, and have been poking about on the canary, how does one `npm update` and get the beta, instead of the latest Canary?

  2. Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    @mattwilcox `npm install @11ty/eleventy@beta` in your project directory will do the trick! You can check in your package.json after or by running `npx @11ty/eleventy --version`

  3. Matt Wilcox

    Matt Wilcox

    @zachleat Thank you!

  4. ヾ(^-^)ノ :t_blink:

    ヾ(^-^)ノ :t_blink:

    @zachleat Congrats 🎉 Is there a blog post about how 11ty start then grow gaining wide adoption?

  5. Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    @DavidDarnes Thank you Dave!!

  6. ヾ(^-^)ノ :t_blink:

    ヾ(^-^)ノ :t_blink:

    @zachleat I just notice the funky burger menu 😂

  7. Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    @drsensor *marks another line on my hamburger menu victim counter*

  8. Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    Zach Leatherman :11ty:

    @drsensor probably just bits and pieces scattered on various posts but that would be a good post to write! Archives—

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