Discord is one of the most popular messaging and collaboration applications available. Popular among gamers and teenagers, Discord provides a snappy and well-designed interface that works well for communicating with friends. Similar to Slack, Discord provides limited Markdown support which is comparable to other applications in this category.
Discord provides support for the following Markdown elements.
|Line Breaks||No||The Markdown syntax is not supported, but you can press the Shift and Return keys to go to the next line.|
|Bold||Yes||Use asterisks. Underscores aren’t supported.|
|Blockquotes||Yes||You can use |
|Links||No||Not currently supported. See this GitHub issue for more information.|
|Fenced Code Blocks||Yes|
|Emoji (copy and paste)||Yes|
|Automatic URL Linking||Yes|
|Disabling Automatic URL Linking||Yes|
As an added bonus, Discord provides support for several obscure elements.
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