How to Use Markdown in a Company Policy

Updated At: 2021-11-09

Only Owner can use markdown in a company policy.
  • Markdown is a lightweight markup language that uses plain text to add formatting elements that allows writing contents on the web easy and fast.
  • Use markdown to write policy notes in more effective and intuitive ways.

 Note

• This article walks through the steps to help you use markdown syntax in a company policy.
• To manage company policy, see Company Settings - General.



You can write a company policy using markdown as below.
Click on Preview button to see how the markdown will appear in a company policy note. web_markdownExample web_markdownPreview



Heading

There are five types of headings in different sizes from h1 to h5.
To create a heading, add hashtags(#) in front of a word or phrase. The number of hashtags correspond to the heading level.

Markdown in Action Converted into
# h1





## h2




### h3



#### h4


##### h5

h1


h2


h3


h4


h5

You can also use special characters like dashes =, - to format a text.

Markdown in Action Converted into
h1
==




h2
--

h1


h2




Paragraphs

To create paragraphs, use a blank line to separate one or more lines of text.
No matter how many times you change lines, only one line break will be applied.

Markdown in Action Converted into
First line


Second line
First line
Second line



Font Style

Use special characters like * _ ~ to reflect bold, italic, strike through styles into a font.

Markdown in Action Converted into
**Bold**

__Bold__

*Italic*

_Italic_

~~Strike Through~~
Bold

Bold

Italic

Italic

Strike Through



Numbered List

Use numbers and . to reflect a numbered list.

Markdown in Action Converted into
1. Numbered List
2. Numbered List
2-1. Numbered List
2-2. Numbered List
3. Numbered List
3-1. Numbered List
1. Numbered List
2. Numbered List
  2-1. Numbered List
  2-2. Numbered List
3. Numbered List
  3-1. Numbered List



URL Link

Markdown supports two style of links: inline and reference.

Markdown in Action Converted into
Inline Link
[Shiftee](https://shiftee.io/en)

Reference Link
< https://shiftee.io/en >
Shiftee


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