Markdown is a markup language with plain text formatting syntax. Markdown – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

It allows you to markup text without using the buttons in the WordPress Editor.

Markdown Syntax Documentation

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Although markdown is popular amount tech bloggers we do not expect many folk to use markdown. It might be a way to introduce coding to pupils.


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