Articles of markdown

WordPress 4.1 support Markdown syntax or I've to install a Plugin?

I read at: WordPress supports Markdown. But i not find at wy wordpress 4.1 the option to active WordPress. Maybe the docs are obsolete? Moreover I find a lot of Markdown related plugins for WordPress and that makes me thing Markdown support is not available in wordpress by default. Maybe someone could help me. […]

How to activate Markdown in a local installation of WordPress 4.3?

As of version 4.3. it should be possible to activate markdown for my posts and comments ( I found a description on , but the settings mentioned are not visible in settings -> writing and settings -> discussion. My role is Administrator The installed version is Version 4.3

WordPress editor removes all the linefeed characters with WP-Markdown and Syntax Highlighter evolved

I have WP-Markdown and SyntaxHighlighter Evolved wordpress plugins installed. The issue is that when I write the code, and click the “Update” button, I have the code reformatted. [ruby] class Foo < Bar def hello puts “Hello World!” end end [/ruby] This is the modified code. [ruby] class Foo < Bar def hello puts “Hello […]

How to use MarkDown in a custom textarea field?

I’ve created a custom metabox with a textarea in it. How would I go about using Markdown in this textarea? I’ve seen some WP plugins but they seem to only be for the main editor.

How to deal with the confliction between PHP-Markdown and MathJax?

I use PHP-Markdown plugin in WordPress. In order to show the formula beautifully, I add some code to use MathJax. Like this: <script type=”text/javascript” src=””></script> <script type=”text/x-mathjax-config”> MathJax.Hub.Config({ extensions: [“tex2jax.js”], jax: [“input/TeX”, “output/HTML-CSS”], tex2jax: { inlineMath: [ [‘$’,’$’], [“\\(“,”\\)”] ], displayMath: [ [‘$$’,’$$’], [“\\[“,”\\]”] ], processEscapes: true }, “HTML-CSS”: { availableFonts: [“TeX”] } }); </script> […]

Use MarkItUp as editor and not the default

Does anyone know if it is possible to use this editor as my WordPress editor and not the default. If so, how?

What's the easiest way to periodically (automatically) read static Markdown content into a WP page?

I’d like to sync my theme’s README.markdown into a page on my site and would love to be able to only have to update that text a single time — namely, when I commit my code up to BitBucket. I have my theme doing hg pull -u on a regular basis, so the code stays […]

Markdown in WordPress 3.2?

I found the question Create posts using markdown? about using Markdown on WordPress, however the plugins referred to haven’t all been upgraded to WordPress 3.0 or higher. Since I happen to be a bit pedantic about using updated plugin, what options are available to integrate Markdown for both editing and displaying on a WordPress 3.0 […]

Publishing Markdown posts from bitbucket to WordPress

I have a lot of markdown documents stored in a BitBucket repository. The md documents change often so I use it to track changes. I was now playing with the idea to ‘publish’ these MarkDown documents to a WordPress site. Is it possible to setup a continuous deployment of MarkDown documents to a WorPress site. […]

Numbering sections and block-level elements in wpautop(); WordPress as CMS for long-form writing;

I am starting to learn how to write plugins for WordPress. I’m interested in using WP as a CMS for long essays (6000-9000 words or more). My problem is what I call the Kindle problem, which is how do you reliably address the different parts of an unpaginated document which can be read on a […]