Markdown Cheat Sheet

Markdown Cheat Sheet

This article will provide a markdown cheat sheet to help you get started with this simple yet powerful markup language.

What is Markdown

Markdown is a way of formatting your text so that it can be easily converted to HTML.

With that out, let's get started with our markdown cheat sheet.
For a quick reference guide, head down at the end of the article to download a PDF copy of this cheat sheet.

Basic Syntax

Element Markdown Syntax
Headers # H1
## H2
### H3
Bold **Text Here**
_Text Here_
Italics *Italicized text*
_Italicized text_
Strikethrough ~~Text Here~~
Images ![Alt text](<link to image>)
Ordered Lists 1. Item 1
2. Item 2
3. Item 3
Unordered Lists - Item 1
* Item 2
+ Item 3
Nested Lists * Item 1
* Item 2
* Item 3
- Nested 1
- Nested 2
- Nested 3
Definition List Term
: definition
Horizontal Rule ---
- - -
Table | Syntax | Description |
| ---------- | ----------------- |
| Text | Paragraph |
| Text | Paragraph |
Code: Inline `Code Here`
Code Block ```
Code Here
Blockquote > blockquote
Links: Inline [Example Text](
Links: Reference [Markdown][1]
Task List - [ x ] Task 1
- [ ] Task 2
Subscript H20
Superscript 2nd
Table of Content [TOC]
Keyboard Key <kbd>Ctrl+Shift+f2
Emojis :Emoji name:

And that's it for this markdown cheat sheet! I hope you found it helpful. If you have any concerns or additions, feel free to comment below.

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