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MetaParsedown

Description

Import markdown and markdown-extra documents to WordPress posts and pages, output as HTML, parse and save YAML front matter to post_meta, tags, and (optionally) the posts tables.

  • Built on MetaParsedown, Parsedown and Symfony YAML components
  • Supports docments in both Markdown and Markdown-Extra formats
  • Easy to use
  • Lighweight
  • Optionally style markdown code snippets for syntax highlighting
  • Maintain cannonical markdown documents through your favourite git repository
  • Works with both Gutenberg and classic wordpress editors

How to use

Simply add the metaparsedown shortcode to your post, identifying the markdown document in the url attribute:

[metaparsedown url='https://gitlab.com/pagerange/docs/raw/master/markdown/test_markdown.md' /]

Optionally, parse and save markdown YAML front matter to the post_meta table by adding the meta attribute.

[metaparsedown url='https://gitlab.com/pagerange/docs/raw/master/markdown/test_markdown.md' meta="true" /]

Optionally, overwrite the post’s โ€˜post_titleโ€™ and โ€˜post_excerptโ€™ fields with YAML values by adding the overwrite attribute.

[metaparsedown url='https://gitlab.com/pagerange/docs/raw/master/markdown/test_markdown.md' meta="true" overwrite="true" /]<h3>Support</h3>

Add issues at https://github.com/pagerange/metaparsedown-wordpress/issues.

Donate

Donate via Paypal at http://pagerange.com/projects/wordpress/metaparsedown

Installation

Install directly from WordPress plugin repository.

Or, download the ZIP file from https://github.com/pagerange/metaparsedown-wordpress/archive/master.zip

FAQ

How can I add syntax hilighting to my markdown documents?

You can do one of two things:

  1. Add and enqueue a syntax highlighting Javascript package.

or…

  1. Use MetaParsedown’s built-in syntax highlighting using the microlight js highlight package. Simply add the following code to your theme’s functions.php file:

    if(function_exists(โ€˜metaparsedown_plugins_urlโ€™)) {

    function metaparsedown_load_scripts()
    {
        wp_enqueue_style('metaparsedown', 
            metaparsedown_plugins_url('/css/style.css'));
        wp_enqueue_script('microlight', 
            metaparsedown_plugins_url('/js/microlight.js'), [], null, true);
        wp_enqueue_script('metaparsedown', 
            metaparsedown_plugins_url('/js/script.js'), array('microlight'), null, true);
    }
    add_action('wp_enqueue_scripts', 'metaparsedown_load_scripts', 10);
    

    }

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Contributors & Developers

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Changelog

v1.0.0

  • Version 1.0 released