Markdown syntax

Published: June 01, 2020

This cheatsheet is a small collection of handy snippets for quick reference in tricky situations. Feel free to suggest edits, propose additions, complain about something, disagree with content or such and the like. Every feedback is a welcome one.


A more complete list of commonly used Markdown found here

Definition List

term : definition

You can make links to headings based on the heading text, for example:

### My Heading

Lorem ipsum...


GitHub specific

In order to create table of contents (TOC) in markdown files on GitHub, put this snippet anywhere you would want a TOC to be generated:


Christoffer Lybekk

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