Ultimate Markdown

Author DAEXT
Contributors daext
Type Free
Current Version 1.09
Last Updated 15 Jun, 2022
Released 04 Nov, 2021
Total Download 723
Active Install 80
Support 1 out of 1

Ultimate Markdown is a plugin for WordPress that allows you to create WordPress posts with the popular Markdown syntax.

Specifically, after installing the plugin, you will be able to:

  • Create posts with perfectly formatted blocks from existing Markdown files or Markdown documents created with the plugin.
  • Instantly generate blocks from Markdown text.
  • Create and manage an unlimited number of Markdown documents in a dedicated plugin menu.
  • Import Markdown file in WordPress.
  • Create archives of Markdown files from the Markdown documents created with the plugin.

Please note that this plugin requires the use of the default WordPress Blocks Editor. With third-party visual editors or with the Classic Editor, you will not be able to use most of the plugin functionalities.

Pro Version

We distribute the Pro version of this plugin that includes more export options, REST API, additional Markdown parsers, document categories, and more.

Additional post sidebar sections

The plugin adds the following sections to the post sidebar.

Import Markdown

This section allows you to generate the blocks of a post from an uploaded Markdown file.

Load Markdown

Use this feature to create the blocks of a post from a Markdown document previously created with the plugin.

Submit Markdown

With this section, you can instantly transform Markdown text to blocks.

Dedicated plugin menus


This menu includes a Markdown editor with an HTML preview section. In addition, you will find functionalities to create, edit, duplicate or delete your Markdown documents.


Import one or more Markdown files in the plugin with the upload form provided in this menu.


With this menu, you can generate Markdown files from the Markdown documents stored in the plugin.

Supported Markdown syntax

The conversion from Markdown text to HTML is performed with Marked, a high-performance Markdown parser that supports documents written in the following Markdown flavors.


This plugin makes use of the following resources:

  • DOMPurify licensed under the Apache License Version 2.0
  • Marked licensed under the MIT License
  • Select2 licensed under the MIT License
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