Micro.blog-hosted blogs and replies support Markdown for formatting your posts. While most of Markdown’s syntax is allowed, you should limit markup to simple formatting and links so that it reads well in microblog posts. Micro.blog’s timeline will additionally strip out some HTML tags from blog posts.
Emphasis: To emphasize some words or phrases, surround the text with single underscores. This will produce italic text when shown on your microblog and in the timeline:
For stronger emphasis, surround the text with two asterisks. This will produce bold text:
Links: You can link to another URL by using the following syntax, with the title of the link first, followed by the URL:
Blockquote: To quote from another blog post, include a paragraph (separated by blank lines) that starts with the > character:
Headers: While headers shouldn’t be used in short microblog posts, they can be useful for longer posts and custom pages. Start a new line with one or more “#” characters to turn the line into a header: