{ Markdown Syntax }Cheat Sheet

{ Markdown Syntax }Cheat Sheet

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PRAVEEN ALLURI
·Jul 26, 2022·

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One of the most used markup languages today is markdown. But What is Markdown? Why it's making buzz? Let's figure it out, Readers.

What Is Markdown?

In simple terms, Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. It helps us write plaintext format more straightforwardly and converts structurally into HTML. It's a software tool written In Perl language that converts plaintext formatting to HTML. One of the most used markup languages today is markdown.

Markdown Cheat Sheet

Thanks for visiting The Markdown Guide!

This Markdown cheat sheet provides a quick overview of all the syntax elements. It can’t cover every edge case, so if you need more information about any of these elements, refer to the reference guides for basic syntax and extended syntax.

Basic Syntax

These are the elements outlined in John Gruber’s original design document. All Markdown applications support these elements.

Word Bolding Syntax:

**Hi-lights** and low lights

Hi-lights and low lights

### Italic

Italic

*italicized text*

italicized text

blocking quotes syntax:

> There are no shortcuts, my friend

There are no shortcuts, my friend

### Bold

Bold

**bold text**

bold text

Ordered List

1. First item
2. Second item
3. Third item

Unordered List

- First item
- Second item
- Third item
  • First item
  • Second item
  • Third item

In Line Code

`code` is a fascinating thing in the digital world.

code is a fascinating thing in the digital world.

Insta ML

Image

![text](URL)

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Extended Syntax

These elements extend the basic syntax by adding additional features. Not all Markdown applications support these elements.

Table

| ID | Names |
|:----------- |:----------- |
|22751|Praveen |
|38720|Varma |
|79238|Alluri|
IDNames
22751Praveen
38720Varma
79238Alluri

Fenced Code Block

{
  "firstName": "Praveen",
  "lastName": "Alluri",
  "age": 28
}

Preview: { "firstName": "Praveen", "lastName": "Alluri", "age": 28 }

Footnote

Here's a sentence with a footnote [^1]

[^1]: This is the footnote.

It will display on top of a sentence you provide and navigate to the exact location of the sentence.

Strikethrough

Use ~~ before and after the sentences.

~~education gives you jobs~~ skills find you a job.

Task List

  • [x] Write a blog
  • [ ] Update the website
  • [ ] share it on the media

Highlight

Some Markdown processors let you highlight text. However, this is uncommon. By default, markdown does not support text highlight content.

Example: I want to stress out on these specific topics.

Example: I want to stress out on these <mark >specific topics</mark >.

Superscript and subscript are not natively supported in Markdown. Using HTML tags, it is possible.

Subscript example

H2SO4

H<sub>2</sub>SO<sub>4</sub>

Superscript

A2 + B2 = (A+B)2

A<sup>2</sup> + B<sup>2</sup> = (A+B)<sup>2</sup>

Tagging persons

We can mention a person or team by typing @ with their username or team name.

praveen ALLURI

Backslash IN markdown

We can use a backslash to escape literal characters.

Before:

  • Asterisk \ Backslash ` Backtick {} Curly braces . Dot ! Exclamation mark

    Hash symbol

  • Hyphen symbol () Parentheses
  • Plus symbol [] Square brackets _ Underscore

After:

* Asterisk \ Backslash ` Backtick {} Curly braces . Dot ! Exclamation mark # Hash symbol - Hyphen symbol () Parentheses + Plus symbol [] Square brackets _ Underscore

Comments

We can include comments inside a .md file. by typing

<!-- This is a comment. -->

That's It all, folks... There are many out there. Refer to the below website for more information. markdownguide.org/getting-started

I hope you like it. Plz also Watch out for the articles... Till then, Cheers 🍻

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