Using Markdown

In an effort to make our questions easy to read, we use Markdown to format and style text.

So, what is Markdown anyway? Github gives us a great definition:

Markdown is a way to style text on the web. You control the display of the document; formatting words as bold or italic, adding images, and creating lists are just a few of the things we can do with Markdown. Mostly, Markdown is just regular text with a few non-alphabetic characters thrown in, like # or *.

Headers

# This is an <h1> tag
## This is an <h2> tag
### This is an <h6> tag

Emphasis

*This text will be italic*
_This will also be italic_

**This text will be bold**
__This will also be bold__

_You **can** combine them_

Lists

Unordered

* Item 1
* Item 2
  * Item 2a
  * Item 2b

Ordered

1. Item 1
2. Item 2
3. Item 3
   a. Item 3a
   b. Item 3b

Images

![GitHub Logo](/images/logo.png)
Format: ![Alt Text](url)

Links

http://dataquest.io - automatic!
[Dataquest](http://dataquest.io)

Blockquotes

> You miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
> - Wayne Gretzky - Michael Scott

Inline code

I think you should use an `x` element here instead.

You can also check out this handy guide to Markdown if you’re looking for more information.

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