Use MarkItUp as editor and not the default

Yes, It is possible … there is a good article on DigWP – which points out one warning that MarkDown is not reversible (ie articles written in Markdown get saved in Markdown so if you ever turn off MarkDown, then you’re left with goo on your screen). There is a MarkitUp plugin on the WordPress.org …

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What’s the easiest way to periodically (automatically) read static Markdown content into a WP page?

I achieved that using WP-Cron capabilities. add_action(‘wp’, ‘wpse_26170_activation’); function wpse_26170_activation() { if ( !wp_next_scheduled( ‘wpse_26170_update_readme_page’ ) ) { wp_schedule_event( current_time( ‘timestamp’ ), ‘daily’, ‘wpse_26170_update_readme_page’); } } function wpse_26170_update_readme_page() { $page = array( ‘ID’ => 767, ‘post_content’ => Markdown( file_get_contents( ‘path/to/readme.markdown’ ) ) ); if ( // Filters return true if they existed before you removed …

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Markdown everywhere?

No, and I’m not aware of any plans to introduce it into WordPress core. That functionality has been added by WordPress.com. There are numerous plug-ins which add this feature, to name but a few: WP Markdown (I authored this) Markdown on Save JetPack

GitHub .md files to WordPress pages

I have found a plugin called WordPress GitHub Sync. It should be able to synchronize both ways. It hasn’t been updated in 5 months and it lacks a lot of documentation but I was able to import a file from my GitHub repository into WordPress. I still have to figure out how it exactly works, …

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