Reference & Syntax reference for the Markdown language
*italic* **bold** _italic_ __bold__
An [example](http://url.com/ "Title")
Reference-style labels (titles are optional):
An [example][id]. Then, anywhere else in the doc, define the link: [id]: http://example.com/ "Title"
Inline (titles are optional):
![alt text](/path/img.jpg "Title")
![alt text][id] [id]: /url/to/img.jpg "Title"
Header 1 ======== Header 2 --------
atx-style (closing #'s are optional):
# Header 1 #
Ordered, without paragraphs:
1. Foo 2. Bar
Unordered, with paragraphs:
* A list item. With multiple paragraphs. * Bar
You can nest them:
* Abacus * absolute * Bananas 1. bitter 2. bupkis * BELITTLER 3. burper * Cunning
> Email-style angle brackets > are used for blockquotes. > > And, they can be nested. > > > * You can quote a list. > * Etc.
`<code>` spans are delimited by backticks. You can include literal backticks like `` `this` ``.
Preformatted Code Blocks
Indent every line of a code block by at least 4 spaces or 1 tab, and use a colon at the end of the preceding paragraph.
This is a normal paragraph: This is a preformatted code block. Preceded by a space, the colon disappears. : This is a preformatted code block.
Three or more dashes or asterisks:
--- * * * - - - -
Manual Line Breaks
End a line with two or more spaces:
Roses are red, Violets are blue.