The line break is a new blank line added to the generated HTML as well as rendered a new line on the webpage.
How does line break add to markdown content?
Markdown line break
There are multiple ways to add blank lines to markdown content.
Since Markdown is a text-to-HTML tool and if the parser supports HTML output, You can add HTML tags to it.
- Use HTML
brtag directly in markdown content
Uses to break new lines in HTML.
This adds a single new blank line to the page.
If you want multiple lines, Adding multiple tags still produces a single line.
This does not generate 2 blank lines
The above two line breaks treat as a single line break in Markdown.
To add multiple lines, Use the
<pre> tag to preserve line break.
The content inside pre tag is not parsed, so, just add empty blank lines as seen below
Sometimes, You want to add images to the README.md file. It includes a screenshot of images.
- Use non-breaking space
Another way is to use
in place of new blank lines.
To add two blank lines, add below
It creates two blank lines However, Some markdown providers such as Bitbucket do not support this.
- Use the backslash
\) symbol adds to the content to create a line break.
line 1 \ \ \ line 2
Generated Output is
<p> line 1 <br> <br> <br> line 2</p>
- use two empty spaces
Another way is to add two or more spaces to add line breaks in markdown content
line start line end
How to add line break to markdown Bitbucket
There are multiple ways to add a blank line in markdown content in Bitbucket issues or comments.
<br> HTML tag inside markdown content.
Statement1 <br/><br/> Statement2
<p> Statement1 <br/><br/> Statement2 </p>
Second way, use two spaces with entering or enter keystroke in markdown content and add link break.
The third way, use a hyphen(
-) in markdown content.
line one - line two
Line break in GitHub Markdown
Markdown content in GitHub used in comments, issues, and README.md files.
Multiple ways to add a new line to markdown content on GitHub
First way, use
line1 <br/> line2
The second way, use ASCII non-breaking spaces
The third way, use the backslash(
line1 \ line2
The fourth way, use two spaces with entering or returning keystrokes.