5 Minutes for Learn Mark-Down language

3/28/2018 MarkDown Language Markup Documentation

Markdown is the most simple language which developers can use it for the making documentations as easy as plain-text file. In this article we will learn syntax in mark-down language just in five minute.

Markdown is most simple and lightweight language for creating documentations based on plain-texts which show as a rich content in the Web. You can control the format of display each part of your text by some simple Markdown syntax such as make text bold, italic, underline, create lists and etc. Mostly, Markdown is just a regular and plain text with a few non-alphabetic characters thrown in, like [_], [*], [#], end etc.

 

Text Manipulation

Action Syntax Exmaple Output
Bold **your text** My name is **Siavash** Ghanbari. My name is Siavash Ghanbari.
Italic *your text* My name is *Siavash* Ghanbari. My name is Siavash Ghanbari.

Heading

Action Syntax Exmaple Output
Heading Style 1 <h1> # # Heading 1

Heading 1

Heading Style 2 <h2> ## ## Heading 2

Heading 2

Heading Style 62 <h6> ###### ###### Heading 6
Heading 6

 

List

There are two types of ordered list and un-ordered which Markdown support.

Action Syntax Exmaple Output
un-ordered List * Item
* Plants
* Animals
        * Duck
        * Monkey
  • Plants
  • Animals
    • Duck
    • Monkey
Ordered List 1. Item

1. Books

2. Tools

  1. Books
  2. Tools

 

Link to a URL

http://siaqnbr.com - blog!
[SiaQnbr](http://siaqnbr.com/blog/)

Image

![GitHub Logo](/images/logo.png)
Format: ![Alt Text](url)

I should mention GitHub uses its own version of the md file syntax which provides an additional set of useful features and abilities.