These options can either be set through livereload.listen(options) or livereload(options).
port Server port
host Server host
basePath Path to prepend all given paths
start Automatically start
quiet falseDisable console logging
reloadPage index.html Pathto the page the browsers onfor a full page reload
Creates a stream which notifies the livereload server on what changed.
Starts a livereload server. It takes an optional options parameter that is the same as the one noted above. Also you dont need to worry with multiple instances as this function will end immidiately if the server is already runing.
Alternatively, you can call this function to send changes to the livereload server. You should provide either a simple string or an object, if an object is given it expects the object to have a path property.
NOTE: Calling this function without providing a path will do nothing.
You can also tell the browser to refresh the entire page. This assumes the page is called index.html, you can change it by providing an optionalfile path or change it globally with the options reloadPage.
You can also directly access the middleware of the underlying server instance (mini-lr.middleware) for hookup through express, connect, or some other middleware app
gulp-livereload also reveals the underlying server instance for direct access if needed. The instance is a "mini-lr" instance that this wraps around. If the server is not running then this will be undefined.
Set the DEBUG environment variables to * to see what's going on
$ DEBUG=* gulp <task>
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