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Datasette plugin for rendering Markdown.

Install this plugin in the same environment as Datasette to enable this new functionality:

pip install datasette-render-markdown

The plugin currently only works against columns with a name ending in _markdown.

Their contents will be rendered using Python-Markdown. The resulting HTML is then run through Bleach to avoid the risk of XSS security problems.

You can try it out using the following query:

select '# Hello there

* This is a list
* of items

[And a link]('
as demo_markdown

Markdown in templates

The plugin also adds a new template function: render_markdown(value). You can use this in your templates like so:

{{ render_markdown("""
# This is markdown

* One
* Two
* Three
""") }}
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