Markdown Support

ABlog can support markdown pages using myst-parser. This page is a markdown file underneath.

You will need to do a few things to get setup.

  1. Install myst-parser

  2. Add these options to your config,

extensions = [
myst_update_mathjax = False

Then use the new blogpost metadata format (with a slight twist):

blogpost: true
date: Oct 10, 2020
author: Nabil Freij
location: World
category: Manual
language: English

Notice here we do not have a “:” at the start since the markdown metadata format is different from rst.

Please be aware that adding “myst-parser” will mean it will read all markdown files and try to parse them. You will need to use the following in your to prevent this:

exclude_patterns = [


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