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Posted by admin on November - 29 - 2016

Mark down is a conversion tool which is used for web writers to convert the plain text into HTML format. Mark down are allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to  HTML. Plaintext are nothing but the regular alphabet, with a few familiar symbols, like asterisks ( * ) and backticks ( ` ).

Markdown is used to format the readme files, to create rich text using a plain text editor, for writing messages in online discussion forums and Websites like GitHub and reddit use Markdown to style their comments.


Implementation of Markdown:

Many frame works and platforms support Markdown. For example every major blogging platform has Markdown plugin. Most of the general purpose text and code editors have Markdown plugins as optional download or Markdown built into them. Editors may feature a side-by-side preview window or try to render the code directly in a WYSIWYG-like fashion.

  • PHP Markdown – a library package that includes the PHP Markdown parser and its sibling PHP Markdown Extra with additional features.
  • GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM) treats newlines in paragraph-like content as real line breaks, ignores underscores in words, and adds syntax highlighting, task lists,and tables.