Almost every field on ReadMe supports GitHub Flavored Markdown.
You can learn about Markdown here: https://help.github.com/articles/markdown-basics/
You can learn about GitHub Flavored Markdown here: https://help.github.com/articles/github-flavored-markdown/
You can use emoji by wrapping the emoji's name in colons. For example,
:+1:. You can start typing
: in any Markdown field to see a filterable list. There's even some special ReadMe emoji, like
Font Awesome icons can also be used by typing
:fa-iconname: (such as
:fa-thumbs-up: for ) find all the icon names in this Font Awesome Cheatsheet.
We use Font Awesome version 4.3, newer icons are not supported
ReadMe uses a special format for linking to pages within ReadMe. You can type "[" to bring up the list of pages, and then type to filter that list.
We changed all header types (#,##) to their own h1/h2/h3 settings. This might have changed a CSS setting that you already had. Here's what the defaults look like now: