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Markdown syntax reference

Learn how to use markdown, a plain text formatting syntax that will be converted to HTML on the site, to format the content in the legal and contact information blocks on your website.

Markdown reference

Formatting Entered text Published text
Bold This is how you **bold** text. This is how you bold text
Italics This is how you *italicize* text. This is how you italicize text
Bulleted lists * Bullet one (don't forget a space after the asterisk)

* Bullet two

  • Bullet one (don't forget a space after the asterisk)
  • Bullet two
Numbered lists 1. Step one

2. Step two

  1. Step one
  2. Step two
Nested lists * This is the first level of this list.

* To make a second level, add two spaces before the asterisk or number.

  • This is the first level
    • To make a second level, add two spaces before the asterisk or number.
Line shift

This content goes on the first line<two space characters>The second line begins here

This content goes on the first line
The second line begins here

Headings # Heading level one (with a space after the #)

## Heading level two

### Heading level three

Heading level 1

Heading level 2
Heading level 3
Block quotes

> Block quotes have to start and end with a blank line

> And each line of the quote starts with a right angle bracket and a space

 

Inline code Here is some `inline code`.
Code blocks ```

This is a code block.

```

Note: Creating a blank line and then indenting the next line or lines with four spaces creates a code block too.
Images ![Optional alternative text if image doesn't load](http://www.sampleurl.com/logo.png).
Links [Link display text](http://www.sampleurl.com)
Images that are also links [![alt text](imageurl)](linkurl)
Horizontal rule line

 

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Note: You must type a line break before and after the hyphens.

 

Format as plain text This is how you \*include\* special characters normally used in markdown This is how you *include* special characters normally used in markdown

Test your markdown online

Several online services allow you to enter markdown and see the rendered result immediately.

You may for instance try the Dillinger Online Markdown Editor (external link).

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