A lightweight markup language.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Markdown?

Markdown is a lightweight markup language that allows you to write plain text with simple formatting syntax. It's designed to be easy to read and write while converting to HTML or other rich text formats.

How do I create headings in Markdown?

Headings can be created by prefixing the text with a hash symbol (#). The number of hash symbols indicates the heading level, with one being the highest level and six being the lowest.

How do I format text as bold or italic in Markdown?

Yes, to format text as bold, you can use double asterisks (**) or double underscores (__) around the text. For italics, you can use single asterisks (*) or single underscores (_).

How do I create lists in Markdown?

To create an unordered list, you can use a hyphen (-) or asterisk (*) before each list item. For ordered lists, use numbers followed by a period (1., 2., etc.).

Can I include links in Markdown?

Yes, you can create links by using square brackets [ ] to enclose the link text, followed by round brackets ( ) containing the URL. For example: [CloudAppArchitect](

How can I insert images in Markdown?

To insert images, you can use an exclamation mark (!), followed by square brackets containing the alt text, and round brackets containing the image URL. For example: ![Alt Text](image.jpg).

Can I include code snippets in Markdown?

Yes, you can include code snippets by wrapping the code with backticks (`). For inline code, use single backticks, and for code blocks, use triple backticks to enclose the code.

How do I create horizontal rules in Markdown?

Horizontal rules can be created by placing three hyphens (---), three asterisks (***), or three underscores (___) on a line by themselves.

Can I create tables in Markdown?

Yes, you can create tables by using pipes (|) to separate columns and hyphens (-) to define the header row. More details on table syntax can be found in the Markdown documentation.

Where can I use Markdown?

Markdown can be used in various applications and platforms, such as writing documentation, README files, blog posts, forum posts, and even in note-taking applications like Notion or Evernote.