Using Markdown

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Markdown is an editing language converted from HTML which allows you to format text using plain text.

Follow the formatting to create a text that looks like the image below.

# This is a Main Heading

To create a main heading, add # and a space, followed by the text of the heading. **It's easy!**

### This is a subheading

To create a subheading, add ## or ### and a space, followed by the text of the heading. *Pretty simple, right?*

Paragraphs are separated by a blank line. Make sure there's a full blank line between paragraphs. Then, to add more style, use on asterisk to make words *italicized* and two asterisks to make words **bold**. Then link to [Planning Center]( by putting the linked words in the brackets and the URL in parentheses.

Now, let's do a bullet list using asterisks, adding a blank line after the colon:

* Check-Ins
* Services
* Giving

Or a numbered list:

1. Registrations
2. Groups
3. Calendar

*You can even use 1s all the way down your numbered list, and Markdown will take care of the number ordering for you!*

Markdown makes PiCO pretty happy, so let's show a happy PiCO and friends by adding an exclamation point in front of the brackets and parentheses:

![Image of Pico and Friends](

Text Formatting

Use asterisks to create bold or italicized words.

*italicized words*
**bold words**


Headers are defined by preceding your text with one or more # corresponding to header levels.

# A Heading
## A Subheading
### A Sub-subheading


The text is inside the brackets is the alternate text displayed when someone hovers their mouse over the image, and the link is an online place for that image.

![Image of Pico and Friends](

The link inside the parentheses should be a link to the image online.

Email Addresses

Put the text of the link inside square brackets and mailto: as well as the email address inside parentheses immediately following the square brackets.

[Email PiCO](


Add a list under a sentence by putting a blank space between the sentence and the list. Then, use numbers or asterisks for lists:

1. Pineapple
2. Canadian Bacon
* Peanut Butter
* Jelly
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