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Markdown Cheat Sheet - basic syntax

Table of contents

Heading

# H1 - Heading
## H2 - Heading
### H3 - Heading

Bold

**bold text**

Italic

*italicized text*

Blockquote

> blockquote

Ordered List

1. First item
2. Second item
3. Third item

Unordered List

- First item
- Second item
- Third item

Code

`code`

Horizontal Rule

---
[Markdown Guide](https://www.markdownguide.org)

Markdown Guide

[Markdown Guide](https://www.markdownguide.org){:target="_blank"}

Image

![alt text](https://www.markdownguide.org/assets/images/tux.png)

Image - click and pop open in new tab

alt text

[![alt text](https://www.markdownguide.org/assets/images/tux.png)](https://www.markdownguide.org/assets/images/tux.png){:target="_blank"}

Table

| Syntax    | Description |
| --------- | ----------- |
| Header    | Title       |
| Paragraph | Text        |

Fenced Code Block

{
  "firstName": "John",
  "lastName": "Smith",
  "age": 25
}

Footnote

Here’s a sentence with a footnote. [^1] [^1]: This is the footnote.

Here's a sentence with a footnote. [^1]
[^1]: This is the footnote.

Definition List

term
definition
term
: definition

Strike through

~~The world is flat.~~

Task List

  • Write the press release
  • Update the website
  • Contact the media
- [x] Write the press release
- [ ] Update the website
- [ ] Contact the media