Ruby on Rails latest stable (v4.0.2) - 0 notes - Class: ActionView::Helpers::TextHelper

Method deprecated or moved

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markdown(text) public

Returns the text with all the Markdown codes turned into HTML tags. This method requires BlueCloth or another Markdown library to be installed..


  markdown("We are using __Markdown__ now!")
  # => "<p>We are using <strong>Markdown</strong> now!</p>"

  markdown("We like to _write_ `code`, not just _read_ it!")
  # => "<p>We like to <em>write</em> <code>code</code>, not just <em>read</em> it!</p>"

  markdown("The [Markdown website](http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/) has more information.")
  # => "<p>The <a href="http://daringfireball.net/projects/markdown/">Markdown website</a>
  #     has more information.</p>"

  markdown('![The ROR logo](http://rubyonrails.com/images/rails.png "Ruby on Rails")')
  # => '<p><img src="http://rubyonrails.com/images/rails.png" alt="The ROR logo" title="Ruby on Rails" /></p>'
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