What is Markdown?
Markdown is a simple, user-friendly coding language somewhat similar to HTML (but more intuitive), which can also include HTML tags.
A sample Markdown Block: learner preview mode on the left, edit mode on the right
How to add Markdown text
Create a new step on your course Path and open the step.
Select "Text" then "Markdown." You've added a Block to your step!
Enter Markdown code.
Optionally add more Blocks. When finished, hit Publish.
With the Markdown Block, you can...
Write formatted text
Paste in text created elsewhere with Markdown and preserve all your formatting
You don't need to master Markdown to start benefiting from it. You can use it make a simple, web-responsive table using the tool below and just copy the output into a Markdown Block in Pathwright. Voila! You have a table in your step which you can easily edit. Be sure to switch to Preview mode to see the table as learners will see it.
Or, enter a ">" before text inside a Markdown Block and you'll have a nicely styled blockquote.
There are many other applications, so check out the documentation on the web for Markdown to learn more, but these are two quick wins anyone could use.