Writer's Residence

How to use Markdown to format your text

Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers that allows you to style text using an easy-to-read syntax. Writer's Residence automatically turns this text into HTML and displays it nicely on your home page.

What follows are the most commonly used bits of Markdown syntax. For a list of everything you can do with Markdown, check out one of the many cheat sheets available on the web:

Italics

_italics_ will display as italics

Bold

**bold** will display as bold

Links

[link to your website](http://example.com) will produce a link to your website

Lists

* A
* bulleted
* list

will produce

1. A
2. numbered
3. list

will create

  1. A
  2. numbered
  3. list