What is “Markdown” and why do I care?

This site uses a couple of handy shortcuts to help people style their posts.

One of these is called “markdown”. It’s basically just a series of shortcuts to make text look a certain way.

Example: To make something look like a title:

## Title

Looks like:


There’s an excellent guide on how to help use these shortcuts in making your posts ‘ responses look just how you want them to.