June 22, 2019

This text will be bold.

To create italics, use a single asterix (*) on either side of the text:

This text will be italic.

Both * or _ symbols work to make text bold or italic. This way you can combine bold and italic in the same sentence. For example:

Everyone must listen.

Headings You can create headings using the octothorpe (#).

Largest heading

Use two octothropes to create a subheading.


Alternatively, for H1 and H2, an underline-ish style:

Alternative heading

Alternative subheading

Links Create a text link by wrapping the linked text in brackets [ ], and then wrapping the link in parenthesis ( ). For example:


Images Use the syntax for a link, with an exclamation point (!) in front. For example:

Image title

Lists Make a bulleted list by preceding list items with a single hyphen (-) or an asterix (*). You need a space between the hyphen and the text.

  • Round
  • Shell
  • Projectile Create a numbered list by preceding list items with a number.
  1. Eins
  2. Deux
  3. Tres Footnotes Use square brackets and a caret (^) to mark the position of a footnote in your text:

Use this syntax.1 Another line with a different footnote.2 And then write the footnotes themselves at the bottom of your file like this:

Use this syntax 3 for inline footnotes. Strike out text Put a double tilde (~) on either side of the text you want to strikethrough:

Strike out mistakes

Code Indent code with four spaces:

var foo = “bar”;

You can also wrap code with three backticks (`) and specify the language to enable syntax highlighting:

var foo = "bar";

You can customize your code’s syntax highlighting by modifying the highlight.js CSS file which comes with your blog’s template.

Horizontal rules Use three or more hyphens (-), asterisks (*) or underscores (_) to create a horizontal rule.

Blockquotes Markdown uses email-style > characters for block quoting. They are presented as:

This is a blockquote with two paragraphs.

This is the second pragraph. Vestibulum enim wisi. Tables You can the follow syntax to create tables:

Syntax Description
Header Title
Paragraph Text

HTML You can mix HTML tags directly into Markdown files, should you need to do something beyond the limits of the Markdown.

  1. And the note goes here.

  2. And the second goes here too. You can also write footnotes inline with your text:

  3. Footnote text goes here

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