Markdown cheat sheet

Markdown lets you write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format that cleanly converts to valid HTML for publishing on the web. Our formatting guide is based on our editor and the CommonMark spec with a few other items added in to make a better writing experience for our users.

Markdown Headers

# Heading 1

## Heading 2

### Heading 3

#### Heading 4

##### Heading 5

###### Heading 6

Emphasis

*Italic*

**Bold**

Strikethrough

~~Strikethrough~~

Markdown Link

[Link Text](http://google.com)

Markdown Image

![Alt Text](/path/to/image.jpg)

![Alt Text](/path/to/image.jpg "Title")

Blockquotes

> Blockquote

>> Nested blockquote

Horizontal Rule

*** or --- or ___

Bulleted List

* Bulleted Item

- Bulleted Item

+ Bulleted Item

Numbered List

1. Numbered Item

2. Numbered Item

3. Numbered Item

Nested List

Dots indicate leading spaces

1. Numbered Item

⋅⋅* Bulleted Item   

⋅⋅* Bulleted Item   

2. Numbered Item

Code Blocks

Dots indicate leading spaces

This is an example of `inline code.`

```This is a fenced code block.```

⋅⋅⋅⋅This is also a fenced code block.

Markdown Table

|  Tables  |      Are      | Cool |
|----------|:-------------:|-----:|
| col 1 is |  left-aligned | $100 |
| col 2 is |    centered   |  $52 |
| col 3 is | right-aligned |   $9 |

Markdown Footnotes

Sentence with a footnote label [^1].

[^1]: Footnote content.

Escaping Characters

\*don't italicize this\*

Superscript and Subscript

32^nd^

H~2~O

Text Highlighting

==Text to be highlighted==

Checklists (Task Lists)

Dots indicate spaces

[⋅] Unchecked Item

[X] Checked Item

:honeybee: 🐝

:) 😃

Typographic Replacements

--

---

(C) ©

(R) ®

(TM)

(P) §

+- ±

' ' ‘ ’

'' '' “ ”