The main "magic" of SveltePress happens in
dataGenerator.js and specifically the
createPressData is a recursive action that goes through all posts in
posts/ and creates the base structure that is being used internally to create the sidebar, index and everything else.
It generates a nested Map that gets quite complex. Thankfully, with the power of jsesc (more on jsesc later) we can have a look at it with ease by opening the
db/sveltePressData.js file (it gets generated when you first run one of the
Being recursive allows SveltePress to handle infinite-deep folders and display them correctly.
createPressData is responsible for other stuff like ignoring posts that are marked as drafts and sorting the files based on the selecting sorting method.