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SilverStripe - ShowDown


Place these files in your silverstripe directory, in a directory called showdown/


This module lets you edit page content using the Markdown text-processing system. A live preview is shown using the Showdown javascript library.

Installing the module will by default provide a ShowdownPage type.

However, you may wish to simply override all HtmlTextFields with ShowdownTextField, in which case you may un-comment the line in _config.php. This will also override $Content in templates to display correctly.

To display fields other than Content correctly on the front-end, you will need to adjust the templates manually, as shown below:

Example of template display.



See also ShowdownPage.php