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Parse Markdown


Integrate Markdown into WordPress comments with the Parse Markdown plugin. A simple, no configuration-required, standards-driven plugin that allows commenters to use Markdown markup in their comments.

For more information on how it works and how to integrate in other plugins or themes, see the Parse Markdown documentation.


  1. Upload the entire markdown-markup folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins screen (Plugins > Installed Plugins).

For more information, see the plugin’s website.


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  • [Enhancement] Added the parse_markdown helper function.


  • Initial release.