Markdown Blockquotes

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You can create a blockquote by adding > in front of a paragraph.

Syntax

> blockquote
Markdown HTML Output
>This is blockquote. <blockquote>This is blockquote.</blockquote>
This is blockquote.



Example

> Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.



Blockquotes with Multiple Paragraphs

The blockquotes can contain multiple paragraphs.

To create add > on the blank lines between the paragraphs.

Example

> Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases.
>
> And the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.



Nested Blockquotes

The blockquotes can be nested.

To create nested blockquotes add >> in front of the paragraph.

Syntax

> blockquote
>> blockquote

Example

> Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases.
>
>> And the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.






Blockquotes with Other Elements

The blockquotes can contain other Markdown formatted elements.

Note - Not all elements can be used.

Example

> ## Climate Change
>
> - Climate change includes both **global warming** driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases.
> - And the resulting *large-scale* shifts in weather patterns.

Note - Try to put a blank line before and after a blockquote.




You can use <blockquote> HTML tag if your markdown application support Markup Language, as show in following example:

Example

<blockquote>Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.</blockquote>



Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <blockquote> tag

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