Markdown Syntax and Shortcut Guide

Markdown is a minimal syntax for marking up your documents with formatting, using punctuation and special characters. For those new to Markdown, this guide will help you become familiar.

1. Heading

Heading are set using a hash before the title. The number of hashes before the title text will determine the depth of the Heading. Heading depths are from 1-6

# Heading 1
## Heading 2
### Heading 3
#### Heading 4
##### Heading 5
###### Heading 6

2. Text Styling

Markdown Result
**Bold** Bold
*Italic* Italic
***Both*** Both
~~Strike-through~ ~ Strike-through
= =Highlight= = Highlight

3. Blockquote

> This is a blockquote.

This is a blockquote.

4. Ordered List

 1. One
 1. Two
 1. Three
  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three

5. Unordered List

 - One
 - Two
 - Three
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
This is a paragraph that contains a [link to Developer Insider](

This is a paragraph that contains a link to Developer Insider.

7. Images

To insert an image into your post, you need to type

![](image url here) 

To title your image, all you need to do is place the title text inbetween the square brackets, e.g;

![This is a title](This is a image URL) 

8. Code

let name = "Developer Insider"
// add ``` here 
let name = "Developer Insider"

9. Inline code



10. Horizontal Line


11. Footnote

Footnote 1.[^1]
Footnote 2.[^2]

[^1]: Footnote 1.
[^2]: Footnote 2.

Footnote 1.[1]
Footnote 2.[2]

  1. Footnote 1. ↩︎

  2. Footnote 2. ↩︎

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