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Cheat Sheet - GitHub Style Markdown

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM) extends the standard Markdown syntax to include some additional features specific to GitHub. This cheat sheet covers key aspects of GFM, making it easier to create READMEs, issues, and other documentation on GitHub.

Extended Syntax

Task Lists

Strikethrough

Tables

Fenced Code Blocks

Mentioning Users and Teams

Issue and Pull Request References

Standard Markdown Syntax

Headings

Text Formatting

Lists

Links and Images

Blockquotes

GitHub's Markdown allows for more interactive and dynamic documentation, especially useful in the context of collaborative projects.