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Writing Markdown

Evidence pages are just markdown pages. Anything you can do in a markdown page, you can do in an Evidence page.

Markdown Features#

Evidence supports standard Markdown syntax. For tips, check out Markdown Guide.


Your project comes with a pages directory, which you can fill with markdown files. When you run your project, Evidence builds a webpage for each of those markdown files.

Each markdown page in your project corresponds to a URL. For example:
pages/ = localhost:3000/marketing

Add folders inside the pages directory to create sections in your project. For example:
pages/departments/ = localhost:3000/departments/marketing

Instant Preview#

The Evidence development server is extraordinarily fast. When you edit text on a markdown page and save it, your webpage will update almost instantly.