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Markdown Guide

Below are some examples of commonly used markdown syntax. If you want to dive deeper, check out the resources provided at the bottom of the page.

Bold & Italic

Italics: *asterisks* or _underscores_

Bold: **double asterisks** or __double underscores__

Links

I'm an inline link: [I'm an inline link](put-link-here)

Anchored links (for things like a Table of Contents)

      ## Table Of Contents
        * [Chapter 1](#chapter-1)
        * [Chapter 2](#chapter-2)

      ### Chapter 1 <a name="chapter-1"></a>
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Inline Images

When adding GIFs to posts and comments, please note that there is a limit of 200 megapixels per frame/page.

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![Alt text of image](put-link-to-image-here)

Headers

Add a header to your post with this syntax:

# One '#' for a h1 header
## Two '#'s for a h2 header
...
###### Six '#'s for a h6 header
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One '#' for a h1 header

Two '#'s for a h2 header

Three '#'s for a h3 header

Four '#'s for a h4 header

Five '#'s for a h5 header
Six '#'s for a h6 header

Author Notes/Comments

Add some hidden notes/comments to your article with this syntax:

<!-- This won't show up in the content! -->

Common Gotchas

Lists are written just like any other Markdown editor. If you're adding an image in between numbered list, though, be sure to tab the image, otherwise it'll restart the number of the list. Here's an example of what to do:

example image of writing lists with images in Markdown

External Resources

Here are a few more detailed resources for using Markdown: