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The Markdown editor allows you to write blocks of content using the Markdown syntax. Contensis uses the SimpleMDE Markdown editor as it provides a rich toolset including fullscreen mode.


The content entered into the Markdown editor is stored and returned through the Delivery API as pure Markdown. Any links or images referenced in the Markdown editor have to be external as we do not parse the Markdown content.




Setting nameSummary
Name A text label to identify the field in an entry.
Field ID A sanitised name to be used by the API.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.
Allow multiple items to be added Sets the field to be repeatable, allowing an author to create a list of items.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods:


Common properties

Property nameSummary
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content that the field should contain.
Size Determines the size of the rendered editor in the entry editor. The default value is set to Medium.

Show toolbar

This setting lets you to prevent the editor toolbar from being displayed. This would require an author to understand how to write in the Markdown syntax.

The default is set to No.

Show status

This setting changes the visibility of the character and word count below the Markdown editor.

The default is set to No.

Allow fullscreen

It's possible to edit Markdown in a fullscreen window within Contensis. This setting determines if authors should be allowed to enter fullscreen.

The default is set to No.

Dark theme

This setting changes the markdown editor to user the dark theme, rathe rthan the default white theme.

The default is set to No.