Allows Markdown to be enabled in posts, comments and bbPress forums.
For information on how to use Markdown sytnax pleae read: Markdown: syntax.
The plug-in uses Markdown to generate the appropriate HTML prior to the post saving to the database. When you edit a post, it is converted back to Markdown syntax. Once the plug-in is uninstalled you'll simply rever to editing the posts' HTML.
A clean install of WordPress allows you to (for example) include a YouTube url on a seperate line, whereupon it will automatically embed the video. This is not possible with WP-MarkDown installed (I tried - I broke more things. But if you manage it, feel free to make a pull-request: https://github.com/stephenharris/WP-MarkDown).
You'll need to use the
Enclose it in a
div tag. It'll be ignored.
Requires: 3.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.1
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 4,000+
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