Markdown

Markdown is a simple way to format plain text that looks great on any device without using any HTML or CSS. It doesn’t permit anything fancy like changing fonts, color, or typeface – just the bare essentials that can be expressed using keyboard symbols you already know.

Markdown Logo

Standard Formatting

Preferred Syntax Alternative Syntax Example
*Italic* _Italic_ Italic
**Bold** __Bold__ Bold
# Heading 1 Heading 1<br>========= # Heading 1
## Heading 2 Heading 1<br>--------- ## Heading 2
~~Strikeout~~ ~Strikeout~ ~~Strikeout~~
Inline code with back-ticks Inline code with back-ticks
> Blockquote > Blockquote
--- ***

Bulleted Lists

Preferred Syntax

* Item 1
* Item 2
* Item 3

Alternative Syntax

- Item 1
- Item 2
- Item 3

Example

Numbered lists

Preferred Syntax

1. Item 1
2. Item 2
3. Item 3

Alternative Syntax

1) Item 1
2) Item 2
3) Item 3

Example

  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
  3. Item 3

Simple Links

#####

[Link Example](https://cloudposse.com)

Link Example


Footnote Links

[Cloud Posse][1]
[Google][2]

...other content here...

[1]: https://cloudposse.com
[2]: https://google.com

Cloud Posse Google


Standard Images

Standard Image

![Image](/assets/40ee68a-cloudposse-64x64.png)

Image


Footnote Images

Footnote Image Example

![Image][1]
...other content here...
[1]: /assets/40ee68a-cloudposse-64x64.png

Image …other content here…


Code Block

Code Block Examples

```
$i = 0;
$i++;
```
$i = 0;
$i++;

Tables

Table Examples

| Animals | Fruits  |   Coins |
|:--------|:-------:|--------:|
| Cats    | Apples  |  Nickle |
| Dogs    | Oranges | Quarter |
| Zebras  | Oranges |    Dime |
`
Animals Fruits Coins
Cats Apples Nickle
Dogs Oranges Quarter
Zebras Oranges Dime

References