Formatting help

Formatting

Below are examples of the Markdown language features that Destguides supports.

Paragraphs

To create a paragraph, leave a blank line between segments of text.

This will be the first paragraph.

This will be the second paragraph.

Hyperlink

To create a hyperlink, wrap the text in square brackets [] and place the website URL in parentheses () next to it:

[this will be hyperlinked](https://www.destguides.com/)

Hyperlink (no-follow)

To hyperlink with rel="nofollow", prefix the website URL inside the parentheses with two exclamation marks !!:

[this will be hyperlinked with no follow](!!https://www.google.com/)

Bold

To bold text, place two asterisk ** characters before and after:

**this will be bold**

Italics

To italic text, place a single asterisk * character before and after:

*this will be italic*

Underscore

To underscore text, place a single underscore _ character before and after:

_this will be underscored_

Strikethrough

To strikethrough text, place two tilda ~ characters before and after:

~~this will be striked-through~~

Quotes

To show a quote like below:

quoted text

Use the greater than > character at the start of each line of the quote:

> this will be quoted

List (bullets)

To show a bullet list like below:

  • Item 1
  • Item 2
  • Item 3

Use the dash character and a space "- " before each item. Ensure that there is an empty new line before the list:

- Item 1
- Item 2
- Item 3

List (numbered)

To show a numbered list like below:

  1. Item 1
  2. Item 2
  3. Item 3

Use the number 1, a full stop character, and a space "1. " before each item. Ensure that there is an empty new line before the list:

1. Item 1
1. Item 2
1. Item 3

Question & answer

To show a question and answer section like below:

What is New York famous for?

New York is famous for its statue of liberty, its vibrant culture, and world-class shops.

Start and end the question section with a "" and "" and put the question in bold using "**" at the beginning.


**What is New York famous for?**

New York is famous for its statue of liberty, its vibrant culture, and world-class shops.