How to use Text Widget — Advanced Text Widget for WordPress

Advanced Text Widget create a rich HTML or markdown editor with an immediate preview and syntax highlighting. Use it instead of the standard text widget.

Markdown is a simple way to format text that looks great on any device. It doesn’t do anything fancy like change the font size, color, or type — just the essentials, using keyboard symbols you already know.

Type Or … to Get
*Italic* _Italic_ Italic
**Bold** __Bold__ Bold
# Heading 1 Heading 1
=========

Heading 1

## Heading 2 Heading 2
---------

Heading 2

[Link](http://a.com) [Link][1]

[1]: http://b.org
Link
![Image](http://url/a.png) ![Image][1]

[1]: http://url/b.jpg
Markdown
> Blockquote  
Blockquote
A paragraph.

A paragraph after 1 blank line.
 

A paragraph.

A paragraph after 1 blank line.

* List
* List
* List

- List
- List
- List

  • List
  • List
  • List

1. One
2. Two
3. Three

1) One
2) Two
3) Three

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Three
Horizontal Rule

---
Horizontal Rule

***
Horizontal Rule
`Inline code` with backticks   Inline code with backticks
```
# code block
print '3 backticks or'
print 'indent 4 spaces'
```
····# code block
····print '3 backticks or'
····print 'indent 4 spaces'
# code block
print '3 backticks or'
print 'indent 4 spaces'

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