Simple jQuery Markdown Parser For Textarea - Markdownparser

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Simple jQuery Markdown Parser For Textarea - Markdownparser

Markdownparser is a very small jQuery markdown parser that converts plain markdown text into structurally valid HTML with live preview. Also can be used as a simple markdown editor for your web application.

How to use it:

1. Place jQuery library and the markdown.js script into your html document.

<script src="jquery.min.js"></script>
<script src="js/markdown.js"></script>

2. Create a normal textarea on your webpage.

<textarea name="text" id="text" >

3. Create another textarea to output the structurally valid HTML.

<textarea disabled name="output2" id="output2"></textarea>

4. Create a container for the live preview area.

<div id="output1"></div>

5. The JavaScript.


  $(document).on('keyup', '#text', function(){
    $('#output1').html( $('#text').parseAsMarkdown() );
    $('#output2').html( $('#text').parseAsMarkdown() );


  $('#output1').html( $('#text').parseAsMarkdown() )
  $('#output2').html( $('#text').parseAsMarkdown() )


This awesome jQuery plugin is developed by richardbenjamin. For more Advanced Usages, please check the demo page or visit the official website.