Markdown

Examples of Markdown and corresponding output used on this site.

The full Markdown syntax specification is available at http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/syntax.

This site uses the python-markdown implementation with the tables and table of contents extras.

Inline

Element Markdown Output
Emphasis *Emphasis* Emphasis
Strong **Strong** Strong
Code `Code` Code
Link [ahernp.com](http://ahernp.com "Ahern, Paul") ahernp.com
Image ![Paul Ahern](/media/img/ahernp200x200.png "Paul Ahern at Gougane Barra") Paul Ahern
Thumbnail [![Gougane](/media/img/thumb/Gougane.jpg "Church at Gougane Barra")](/media/img/Gougane.jpg) Gougane
Title # Title

Title

Heading ## Heading

Heading

Lists

* Item

1. Item
1. Item
  1. Item
  2. Item

Nested

Indent each level by an additional 4 spaces.

1.  Install package **numlockx**.
1.  Setup Local LAMP server for development:
    1. `sudo tasksel install lamp-server`
    1. `sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin`
  1. Install package numlockx.
  2. Setup Local LAMP server for development:
    1. sudo tasksel install lamp-server
    2. sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin

Block

Code

Indent by a tab or 4 spaces.

Or use fenced code blocks:

~~~~.python
if a > b:
    pass
~~~~
if a > b:
    pass

Block Quote

> In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. 
> Not a nasty damp smelly hole filled with the
> ends of worms and things. Nor a dry sandy hole 
> with nothing in it to sit down on or eat. 
> This was a hobbit-hole and that means comfort.

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty damp smelly hole filled with the ends of worms and things. Nor a dry sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or eat. This was a hobbit-hole and that means comfort.

Tables

Header 1 | Header 2
---------|---------
Cell 1,1 | Cell 1,2
Cell 2,1 | Cell 2,2
Header 1 Header 2
Cell 1,1 Cell 1,2
Cell 2,1 Cell 2,2