Back in the day (the late 90’s when I was hand coding websites) you’d need to know HTML in order to make your website look the way you wanted it to.
If you wanted
A Heading Like This
Then you needed to add an H2 tag that enclosed your text.
If that sentence makes no sense to you, then you’re going to love Markdown.
It’s a lightweight way of formatting your text even when you’re using a simple text editor like NotePad.
Armed with a few simple tricks, you can take awesome notes that stay organized.
There are more reasons to learn Markdown than pretty notes, but it’s a great place to start.
In future videos I’ll explore other things that you can do with it in Obsidian.