Shu Uesugi

An Intuitive Markdown Cheatsheet

I’ve created a markdown cheatsheet:

The main audience is non-technical people. They are used to MS Word, Google Docs, Evernote, Wordpress, etc., all of which have a toolbar like above. By showing a mapping from a toolbar icon to the corresponding markdown syntax, people will be able to learn Markdown faster.

Here’s what happens when you click a button:

Minor details: I’ve included buttons for underlines and strikethroughs. They’re not supported by the base Markdown implementation, but beginnrs will be confused if those buttons don’t exist. is built with Jekyll and the repo is at: chibicode/markdown-toolbar-cheatsheet. Enjoy!