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 (#).
Use two octothropes to create a subheading.
Alternatively, for H1 and H2, an underline-ish style:
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:
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.
- Projectile Create a numbered list by preceding list items with a number.
- Tres Footnotes Use square brackets and a caret (^) to mark the position of a footnote in your text:
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:
HTML You can mix HTML tags directly into Markdown ﬁles, should you need to do something beyond the limits of the Markdown.