Markdown arrives at WordPress; more swamp thing photos coming soon

This is just a test of the new Markdown feature of WordPress, which is my favorite way of doing “rich text” (headings, lists, italics, bold, etc.) without the hassles of HTML markup, since “WYSIWIG” editors annoy me, often giving results that are not quite what I wanted. One nice thing about markdown is that the typed text itself mostly makes sense, and is now commonly used in online forums and such that only allow plain typed text input.

If curious, see the Markdown quick reference provided at the WordPress site.

Gratuitous Heading (because I can): Photos Coming!

Meanwhile, I had a wonderful day recently at Cypress Gardens near Charleston, so will post photos soon.

P. S. The following is what I typed to get the above:

This is just a test of the new
Markdown feature of WordPress, which is my favorite way of doing "rich text" (headings, lists, italics, bold, etc.) without the hassles of HTML markup, since "WYSIWIG" editors annoy me, often giving results that are not quite what I wanted. One nice thing about markdown is that the typed text itself mostly makes sense, and is now commonly used in online forums and such that only allow plain typed text input.

If curious, see the
Markdown quick reference
provided at the WordPress site.

### Gratuitous Heading (because I can): Photos Coming!

Meanwhile, I had a wonderful day recently at
Cypress Gardens near Charleston, so will post photos soon.

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