Text prefixed with one to six pound signs (hash symbols,
#) becomes a header
<h6>, according to how many pound signs were used.
# This is a first-level (`<h1>`) header ## This is a second-level (`<h2>`) header ### And so on.
This is a first-level (
This is a second-level (
And so on.
Atx-style headers may be optionally closed by adding trailing pound signs, which are ignored.
### This is a header with some trailing hashes ###
This is a header with some trailing hashes
At present Stack Exchange's flavor of markdown only seems to support up to three header levels (
###), though Markdown supports all the way up to 6.
To create a first-level (
<h1>) header, use the equal sign (
=) in a line under your text:
All About Dogs ==============
All About Dogs
Use hyphens (
-) for second-level (
The Debut Novel ---------------
The Debut Novel
The line below the header can be of any length.
Another header -- Another header -