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Setting up the backend documentation

The backend documentation is built using vitepress.


Set up locally

To run a development version with hot reload locally, run

npm install
npm run docs:dev

To build the static files to docs/.vitepress/dist and preview the production version locally, use

npm run build-preview


For Markdown links to resolve properly in your IDE (e.g. Intellij), right-click the docs folder and mark it as 'Sources Root'.

Configuration and Theme

Configuration of the site (e.g. sidebar, navigation, …) is in docs/.vitepress/config.js. Follow the vitepress reference for changes to that.

The custom theme is in docs/.vitepress/theme. See the vitepress guide for details.

Deployed version

The documentation is deployed via a GitHub Action in .github/workflows/deploy-docs.yml using GitHub Pages on