Markdown Syntax

Basic Markdown syntax

FormattingMarkdown syntax

Bold

**text in bold**

Italic

*text in italic*

Header 1

# This is an H1

Header 2

## This is an H2

Blockquote

> This is a blockquote.

Bullet list

* List item

Numbered list

1. List item

Link

[Link text](http://example.com)

Code block

wrap code with backtick ` quotes

Image

![Alt text](/path/to/img.jpg)

Table

separate cells with vertical bar characters

Line break

two or more spaces at a line's end

Paragraph

double returns

Advanced Markdown syntax

For other elements and advanced Markdown syntax please visit:

Code in Markdown

See Syntax Highlighting for the supported languages.

Caveats

When you create a link in markdown, make sure the text doesn't start with code, because that will screw up the complete page. The GeShi filter starts a code block when it sees [ followed by code (I can't add an example without screwing up this page). You can avoid this by introducing a space character: [ code page 1250](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows-1250).