Mardown is a simple markup language, designed to be converted to HTML.
Here's a simple example.
# this is 1st level heading something something. This is a paragraph. ## this is 2nd level heading ### this is 3rd level heading # Inline Code Code: Use the backtick character: `x = 3;`. # Code Block Code block can be marked by 4 space indentation (or 1 tab), with a blank line before, like this: x = 4 print(x) # Italic, Bold Italic is between asterisks. Like this: *important* Bold is 2 asterisks. Like this: **critical** # Blockquotes Blockquotes, is done with preceding each line with >, like this: He said: > something something > something something else > and more # Unordered List List is done with preceding each line with asterisk. Like this: * 1st item * another item * and 3rd item or - 1st item - another item - and 3rd item # List Ordered list 1. 1st item 2. another item 3. and 3rd item # Nested List Use indent by 2 spaces: 1. something 1. and more 2. so much more 2. Secondly, * this is seconod sublist * and 3rd level list * 2nd item of 3rd level list 3. and lastly. # Link write link like this: or Google search site is (http://google.com/) # Images (/path/to/img.jpg) (/path/to/img.jpg )
Markdown Filename Extension
Markdown filename extension is
How to convert markdown to HTML?
download the script at http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/.
Then, just run
It'll create a HTML file at the same directory.
See also: Emacs: Org Mode Markup Cheatsheet