Docusaurus is an open-source static site generator that converts Markdown files to a documentation website. Created by Facebook, Docusaurus is written in the Node.js programming language. Thousands of organizations use Docusaurus to power their documentation websites. An example of a website generated by Docusaurus is shown below.

Docusaurus uses the remarkable Markdown processor.

Example of Docusaurus website

Docusaurus Markdown Support

Docusaurus provides support for the following Markdown elements.

Element Support Notes
Headings Yes
Paragraphs Yes
Line Breaks Yes You can use a trailing backslash (\) instead of trailing whitespace.
Bold Yes
Italic Yes
Blockquotes Yes
Ordered Lists Yes
Unrdered Lists Yes
Code Yes
Horizontal Rules Yes
Links Yes
Images Yes
Tables Yes
Fenced Code Blocks Yes
Syntax Highlighting Yes
Footnotes Yes
Heading IDs Partial Automatically generated. There’s no way to set custom heading IDs.
Definition Lists No
Strikethrough Yes
Task Lists No
Emoji (copy and paste) Unknown
Emoji (shortcodes) Unknown
Automatic URL Linking Yes
Disabling Automatic URL Linking Yes
HTML Yes

See Also

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