Markdown

Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 3

For most writing, you’ll rarely ever need more than 3

italic bold bold-italic

Asterisks or underscores – they’re completely interchangeable

link

Multimedia

Image-Alt-Text

Images are prefixed with a !

Markdown Video Insert

Lists

  • Item 1
  • Item 2
    • Sub-item 2
  • Item 3
  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
    • Sub-item 2
  3. Item 3
Prefix each like with a * – or – or + and they will be converted to dots
Nested lists; just indent a line with 4 spaces

Quotes

To be or not to be, that is the question.

Prefixing the line with a > converts it into a block-quote

3 dashes produce a page divider

Code Snippets

Some text with an inline code snippet .my-link { text-decoration: underline; }

A single back-tick around a word in a sentence, you can show a quick code snippet.
Indenting by 4 spaces will turn an entire paragraph into a code-block

Reference Lists & Titles

The quick brown fox, jumped over the lazy dog.

The above 3 lines use footnote-links showing up in HTML as hyperlinks
Adding a “word” in quote marks after the URL results in a title attribute or hover-text

Escaping

*literally*

A back-slash \ allows you to use any characters which might be getting accidentally converted into HTML

Embedding HTML

Markdown supports HTML & it will be affected by any scripts running on the HTML page

Strike-throughs

\~\~deleted words\~\~

Highlights

==oooh fancy==

Automatic Links

https://blog.ghost.org/markdown/

Markdown Footnotes

The quick brown fox1 jumped over the lazy dog2.

   [...]

Markdown Keyboard Shortcuts

Ctrl + B for Bold
Ctrl + I for Italic
Ctrl + K for a link
Ctrl + H tapped multiple times for H1-H6


  1. Foxes are red 

  2. Dogs are usually not red

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