Markdown basics.

Headers

Headers the line should start with a # for h1 – h6 just increment ##

 ##h2 , ###h3  

and so on.

Italics

Wrap the text in _ or single *

 *Italic text*
or  
_italictext_  

Bold

Use double * to make something bold

**Bold**

Unordered lists

start a line with – and item, dont forget the space between item and – .

 - item 1
 - item 2

Ordered lists

Start a line with a number followed by a dot (1.) and space item name e.g 1. Test

1. item 1  
2. item 3  

Surround the link with < link text here >

[http://kimambo.de](http://kimambo.de)

Use the following format

“[link name ]”( actual url “Title that will be shown on mouseover”)  
[Link to my site](http://kimambo.de "Title text will be show on hover")

Blockquote text

Start a line with > sign everything that follows will be blockquote

Example Blockquote text
Some other stuff

Paragraphs

Insert double space and hit enter to start a new lines
This is an example of that

Hard breaks are inserted using normal enter

This is what follows if you hit enter twice you have technically started a new paragraph.

Images

Nearly same as for embedded links just put !in front of the link like so
http://i.imgur.com/UvJflNQ.jpg

  ![image alt text](url of the image)  

Example

More examples here Markdown Cheetsheet

Horizontal rule

Three hyphens will make an horizontal rule

- - -  

Code blocks

function(){  
    console.log("this is some function");  
};

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