GPM Installation (Preferred)

The simplest way to install this plugin is via the Grav Package Manager (GPM) through your system's Terminal (also called the command line). From the root of your Grav install type:

bin/gpm install gravstrap

This will install this plugin into your /user/plugins directory within Grav. Its files can be found under /your/site/grav/user/plugins/gravstrap.

Manual Installation

To install Gravstrap plugin, just download the latest release and unzip it under /your/site/grav/user/plugins. When you are done, rename the folder to gravstrap.

Gravstrap requires the Shortcode Core plugin to work. To install Shortcode Core plugin, just download the latest version of this plugin and unzip it under /your/site/grav/user/plugins. When you are done, rename the folder to shortcode-core.


As development for this plugin continues, new versions may become available that add additional features and functionality, improve compatibility with newer Grav releases, and generally provide a better user experience. Updating this plugin is easy, and can be done through Grav's GPM system, as well as manually.

GPM Update (Preferred)

The simplest way to update this plugin is via the Grav Package Manager (GPM). You can do this with this by navigating to the root directory of your Grav install using your system's Terminal (also called command line) and typing the following:

bin/gpm update gravstrap

This command will check your Grav install to see if this plugin is due for an update. If a newer release is found, you will be asked whether or not you wish to update. To continue, type y and hit enter. The plugin will automatically update and clear Grav's cache.

Manual Update

Manually updating this plugin is pretty simple. Here is what you will need to do to get this done:

  • Delete the your/site/user/plugins/gravstrap directory.
  • Download the new version of the this plugin from either via
  • Unzip the zip file in your/site/user/plugins and rename the resulting folder to gravstrap.
  • Clear the Grav cache. The simplest way to do this is by going to the root Grav directory in terminal and typing bin/grav clear-cache.

Note: Any changes you have made to any of the files listed under this directory will also be removed and replaced by the new set. Any files located elsewhere (for example a YAML settings file placed in user/config/plugins) will remain intact.

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