Markdown is a popular markup syntax that's widely known for it's simplicity and popularity on the Web. GitBook supports it as a keyboard-friendly way to write rich and structured text.
We support all the classic inline Markdown formatting:
# A first-level title
## A second-level title
### A third-level title
```⏎ creates a new code block.
```py⏎ creates a new code block with Python syntax highlighting.
We automatically detect ordered and un-ordered lists as you type. Begin a line with
* to start a bullet list. Being a line with
1. to start a numbered list. Use
Tab to go one level deeper, and
Shift+Tab to go up.
Begin a line with
> to make a block quote.