Formatting characters in Markdown

Markdown uses character formatting conventions you're probably familiar with already. This section covers the most common business cases, but VuePress also has a long list of emojis

Bold text in Markdown

To make text bold, surround it with ** on each side. Avoid spaces.

Markdown:
You never expected a **Spanish Inquisition!**
Results:

You never expected a Spanish Inquisition!

Italic text in Markdown

To make text italic, surround it with _ on each side. Avoid spaces.

Markdown:
Robert left his space suit at the cleaners. _What will NASA say?_
Results:

Robert left his space suit at the cleaners. What will NASA say?

Monospaced text in Markdown

To use a monospaced font, surround it with ` on each side. Avoid spaces.

Markdown:
The killer computer displayed a frightening message: `hello, world.`
Results:

The killer computer displayed a frightening message: hello, world.


Strikethough text in Markdown

To show strikethrough text, surround it with two tildes (~~) on each side. Avoid spaces.

Markdown:
Your children are ~~not very~~ well informed.
Results:

Your children are not very well informed.