The following table shows examples of how you can use Markdown to add common formatting.
Note: These examples demonstrate one way you can add certain formatting. There might also be additional ways you can achieve the same formatting. There are also many more formatting options you can add with Markdown. For more options and information, see the complete Markdown syntax documentation.
Table 1. Examples of Markdown syntax
This is how you **bold** text.
This is how you *italicize* text.
* Bullet one (don't forget a space after the asterisk)
* Bullet two
1. Step one
2. Step two
* This is the first level of this list.
* To make a second level, add two spaces before the asterisk or number.
Note: You can add things like images, quote blocks, or links to a nested list in addition to just text.
# Heading level one (with a space after the #)
## Heading level two
### Heading level three
Note: You can add up to six heading levels.
> Block quotes have to start and end with a blank line
> And each line of the quote starts with a right angle bracket and a space