This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



Write Markdown journal notes using WordPress.

What does it do?

  • Takes over your WordPress install on activation
  • Enables the user to quickly write Markdown powered journal notes without using wp-admin
  • Type Markdown on the left, see styled output live updated on the right
  • Only works when user is logged in
  • Automatically saves
  • Quickly add new notes
  • Works on mobile
  • Is plain awesome

Also on GitHub

Want to help out or fork the plugin?

More info


  • Markdown editor and styled content
  • The editor on a mobile display
  • View / read mode on mobile display


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the markpress folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to your site and start journaling!


GitHub repository

Want to help? Great! There is a GitHub repo:

Contributors & Developers

“MarkPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • improved sass and html for BEM classes
  • disable zoom on mobile
  • enable view mode on mobile
  • catch keyboard macro for saving in browsers


  • Removed admin bar for everyone
  • New posts are now also saved
  • Improved docs for WordPress and GitHub repo


  • First working copy