Markdown Preview Plus
Automatically parses markdown files (.md) into HTML. This is useful if you're writing markdown (ultimately targeting HTML) and want a quick preview.
Get it for Chrome
- Support auto reload.
- Support external css file.
- Customize theme for every md file.
- Support github flavored markdown.
- Export nicely formatted HTML.
- Support KaTex.
- Install extension from webstore (creates no new UI)
- Check "Allow access to file URLs" in listing:
- Open local or remote .md file in Chrome.
- See nicely formatted HTML!
Markdown Preview Plus uses the KaTex engine to support rendering of mathematical expressions. Markdown Preview Plus supports the following math syntax. To minimize interference between Markdown and KaTex, some standard LaTeX delimiters (indicated below) are disabled by default to avoid conflict with Markdown syntax. LaTeX syntax can be enabled in the options.
Single Dollar Signs (requires LaTeX delimiters): . When LaTeX syntax is enabled, dollar signs used in non-math contexts should be escaped with a backslash:
Single Backslash with Parentheses (requires LaTex delimiters): . Conflicts with Markdown's escaped syntax for parentheses .
Double Backslash with Parentheses:
Single Dollar with Backquote:
Single Backslash with Brackets (requires LaTeX delimiters): . Conflicts with Markdown's escaped syntax for brackets .
Double Backslash with Brackets:
Double Dollar Signs:
Math Code Block:
Copy Website Content As (clean!) Markdown
Markdownizr is a Google Chrome extension that lets you extract clean Markdown from web pages. If you like Markdown, plain text files, or being productive, then keep scrolling.
Anything is possible, if you just use Markdown
Once content is in Markdown format, the possibilities are endless - create PDFs, Word/RTFs, HTML websites, books, and more instantly. There are a veritable plethora of free (and paid) tools for Linux, macOS, iOS, Android, other operating systems, and even your browser.
Markdownizr has your back
With Markdownizr, you don't have to manually format any content from a website to reference it in notes, cite it in your documentation, or whatever you may be plotting.
How to use
To get started, select some text on a web page and click the Markdownizr "M" icon in the Chrome toolbar. The Markdown will be copied to your computer's clipboard so you can paste it anywhere. You can also right click and select "Get Markdown" if that makes you happy.
Get the whole page, and nothing but the page
If you want to copy the content of the entire page, just make sure that no text is selected and click the "M" button or right-click option. Done!
Keyboard shortcuts == winning;
Want even more power? Try adding a keyboard shortcut to super-charge your workflow. You can set keyboard shortcuts for plugins from the chrome://extensions page.
Flexible and damn-near future-proof
While other Markdown extraction browser extensions are locked in to a prescribed method of filtering out the html code, Markdownizr puts you in the driver's seat with simple yet powerful settings.
We've added some sensible defaults in hopes that your Markdown turns out well-formed, but the internet is a wild place. Here are the avilable options:
This first text box is a comma-separated list of HTML elements that Markdownizr will take the content from, but delete the surrounding HTML tags (code).
This box is the same as the first, but any elements here will be deleted entirely - inner content and all. Use this to get rid of unexpected cruft from tags, etc.
Free and open-source, forever
Markdownizr is and always will be free, open-source software. It was developed for fun and released because... well why not?
The extension is 100% free of malware, ads, trackers, and gremlins. You can check out the source code on GitHub.
Ready to up your markdown game?
Markdownizr is available on the Chrome Webstore for free! If you're still not convinced, check out the interactive demo below.
Here's a behind-the-scenes-sneak-peak at how Markdownizr chops up your HTML into sweet, glorious Markdown. Try pasting some random HTML into the HTML box!
Markdownizr is made possible by:
By Sean Henderson
Writing in Markdown has become an essential skill for many tech professionals and enthusiasts in the last few years. Markdown is now being actively used on big, popular sites such as GitHub, ReadTheDocs, and even the Linux man-pages. A huge part of open source documentation are written in Markdown or some Markdown flavor.
Being able to quickly view rendered Markdown is crucial for productivity. This article is a list of the best 5 Markdown viewer for Chrome that you can install and quickly preview files.
Markdown Preview Plus
Markdown Preview Plus is a nifty little Chrome extension that allows you to render Markdown-formatted documents into HTML right inside your browser. Besides Markdown, the extension also supports previewing plain text and reStructured Text files.
The Markdown preview also includes a Table of Contents and supports live-reload every time the source file changes.
After installation, you have to give Markdown Preview Plus access to the URLs so that it can automatically detect a or file. To do that, right-click the extension icon in the in the toolbar and then select Manage Extensions.
Scroll down until you see Allow Access to File URLs and toggle the switch to the On position.
Now that Markdown Preview Plus is fully set up, you can drag any Markdown-formatted file into the browser to preview it.
Please note that auto-reloading and Table of Contents features are disabled by default, you have to manually enable it through Markdown Preview Plus options page.
If you have math equation or diagrams in Markdown files, the extension can render them using KaTeX and Mermaid as well.
Markdown Viewer is an open source Markdown viewer extension that supports rendering both local and remote files, automatically detect Markdown files using either RegExp or Content-Type header.
In order to process local files, you have to enable Allow Access to File URLs in Chrome extension management page like you would with Markdown Preview Plus. For remote files, you must add its origin (domain) into the whitelist, using Markdown Viewer settings page.
Markdown Viewer can process files with several advanced content options, namely Syntax highlighted code blocks, Auto-Reload file contents, Table of Contents, TeX/LaTeX math blocks using MathJax, Mermaid diagrams, Emoji support via EmojiOne, Remember scroll position.
Markdown Viewer can be used with any markdown parser/compiler. Currently the following compilers are implemented: marked, remark, showdown, markdown-it, remarkable, commonmark, markdown-js. Detailed information about can be found at More Compilers.
Viewdown is another extension that allows Markdown files to be previewed in Chrome. It supports rendering both local and remote files, as long as it belongs to one of the following formats: .md, .markdown, .mdown, .mkdn, .mkd, .mdwn, .mdtxt, .mdtext, .text. The look and feel of Viewdown can be changes with its themes.
Please note that you have to enable Allow Access to File URLs in Chrome extension management page in order to view local files.
Markdown Preview Plus Dz
Markdown Preview Plus Dz is a fork of Markdown Preview Plus with a few improvements while keeping most of the original features.
Improvements based on the original version includes:
- Added a theme file and optimized table display
- Automatic Table of Contents based on heading levels, the TOC will be hidden automatically when printing.
Important: After installation, please go to the extension management to turn on Allow access to the file URL, otherwise Markdown Preview Plus Dz cannot automatically detect and render Markdown files.
Markdown Preview Plus Dz on Chrome Webstore
MD Reader is another simple Markdown file reader extension for Chrome. It supports viewing files with file://, http://, https:// URL and .md, .mkd, *.markdown extension.
Your document will be viewed with a Table of Contents comprised of heading levels in the sidebar. There's a little "eye" button on top that allows you to quickly toggle between raw markdown and rendered document.
After installation, please go to the extension management to turn on Allow access to the file URL, otherwise MD Reader won't be able to detect and render Markdown files. For remote files, MD Reader works right out of the box.
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