Markdown Guide
An easy guide to get started quickly with Markdown

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This guide is intended as a reference and quick way to get started using Markdown on GroupGets campaigns and other popular websites.

Contents

Links

Markdown Code

[Link Text](Link URL) [Link](http://groupgets.com/markdown#links)

Result

Link


Images or Animated GIFs

Markdown Code

![Image Alternate Text](Image URL)

![GIF of a Sleepy Kitten](https://files.groupgets.com/markdown_guide/sleepy-kitten.gif)

Result

GIF of a Sleepy Kitten


Embedded Video

Markdown Code

[5FRSJIW_jtU](youtube)

Result



Important Notes

  • This feature will only work on GroupGets, and is not standard markdown.
  • The random characters in the brackets are the characters in the URL of a youtube video after "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v="
Example of YouTube video ID


Images with Links

Markdown Code

[![Image Alternate Text](Image URL)](Link URL)

[![Space? SPACE? SPAAAAAAAACE!](https://files.groupgets.com/markdown_guide/nasa.jpg)](http://groupgets.com/markdown#linked-images)

Result

Space? SPACE? SPAAAAAAAACE!


Headers

Markdown Code

# H1
## H2
### H3
#### H4
##### H5
###### H6

Result

H1

H2

H3

H4

H5
H6

Important Notes

One important note about headers is that you have one space between the # and the header text (#this won't work in previews. # this will work in previews.).



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Bold, Italics, Strikethrough

Markdown Code

**your bold text**
*your italic text*
~~your stricken text~~

Result

Bold
Italic
Strikethrough

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Lists

Markdown Code

Unordered List with Sub

* Top Five Crimes Committed by Squirrels.
* Five Most Unusual Things Named After Barack Obama.
* Top Five Sci-Fi Movies With Ants.
* The largest known ant species was 2.4 inches long.
* The Top Five Largest Dump Trucks in the World.
* Six Reasons Why Internet Lists Must Die.

Ordered List with a Sub List

1. Every time you lick a stamp, you consume 1/10 of a calorie.
2. Reindeer like to eat bananas.
  1. Some subspecies of reindeer have knees that make a clicking noise when they walk so the animals can stay together in a blizzard.
3. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver and purple.
4. A 'jiffy' is a unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
5. One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.

Result

Unordered List with a Sub List
  • Top Five Crimes Committed by Squirrels.
  • Five Most Unusual Things Named After Barack Obama.
  • Top Five Sci-Fi Movies With Ants.
    • The largest known ant species was 2.4 inches long.
  • The Top Five Largest Dump Trucks in the World.
  • Six Reasons Why Internet Lists Must Die.
Ordered List with a Sub List
  1. Every time you lick a stamp, you consume 1/10 of a calorie.
  2. Reindeer like to eat bananas.
    1. Some subspecies of reindeer have knees that make a clicking noise when they walk so the animals can stay together in a blizzard.
  3. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver and purple.
  4. A 'jiffy' is a unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
  5. One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.


Important Notes

One important note about lists is that there has to be a blank line above the first item on the list. If you have a non list line touching the list the markdown will not work.


Live Editor


Code Boxes

Markdown Code

```
var myVideo = document.querySelector('video');
```

Result

var myVideo = document.querySelector('video');

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Blockquotes

Markdown Code

> mountains get big cause they have no natural predators
- Ken M

Result

"mountains get big cause they have no natural predators"
- Ken M

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Horizontal Rule

Markdown Code

First Line
---
Second Line
---

Result

First Line
Second Line

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