Jetpack is the Swiss Army Knife of WordPress plugins, and it just added another awesome feature – Markdown.
If you want a simple and speedy way to write and edit rich text without having to take your hands off the keyboard or learn a lot of complicated codes and shortcuts, then Markdown might be right for you.
A sampling of things you can do with Markdown include:
- compose links
- create styles like headings, italics, and bold
- add images
User Tip: JetPack strongly suggests sticking with the “Text” tab in the Editor when using Markdown.
Here’s a what Markdown looks like in your Text editor:
Need more? We’ve whipped up this handy dandy cheat sheet to help you out with Markdown. Download it here.