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Quick reference for Github Markdown

Just a reference for essential Markdown codes to memorize for GitHub..


By. Jacob

Edited: 2022-06-09 20:00

Inline code:

The php `str_replace()` is used to replace a string in a string.

Code block:

This is a codebox example:
echo "hallo world";


# First level heading
## Second level heading
### Third level heading
#### Fourth. Etc

Ordered list:

1. First item.
2. Second item.
3. Third item.
4. Fourth item.

Unordered list:

- An item on a list.
- Another list item.
- This list item is random.
- The placement of this item is also not significant.

Bold text:

The quick **brown** fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Italic text:

The __quick__ brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Quoting text:

> Invest in seven ventures, yes, in eight; you do not know what disaster may come upon the land.

Inline links with text:

I recommend sharing the  
[Markdown quick reference]( for GitHub.

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Markdown mini-reference for Github

I seriously keep forgetting how to write Markdown on Github, especially how to insert code because I keep mixing up backtick ` with the acute accent sign ´ lol. Anyway, here is a reference to help myself and others remember.

At first markdown is really hard to remember, but pays in the longer run, as it converts easily to other formats.


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