Did you know that Markdown can help you can make formatted bulleted lists, number lists, bold, italics, and links? Some fields in HeatSpring are 'markdown ready' including discussion board posts and comments as well as other fields. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, which then converts to valid HTML for viewing on HeatSpring. Markdown is totally optional and only necessary if you want special formatting applied to your content.
The two most commonly used Markdown features are:
Special thanks to Github for making this amazing cheatsheet. You can view the full github markdown cheatsheet or download a pdf here: https://guides.github.com/features/mastering-markdown
This article is part of a series related to course discussion boards. For more information, please also see these related support articles: