Definition Lists

Summary

The Definition Lists extension adds the ability to create definition lists in Markdown documents.

This extension is included in the standard Markdown library.

Syntax

Definition lists are defined using the syntax established in PHP Markdown Extra.

Thus, the following text (taken from the above referenced PHP documentation):

Apple
:   Pomaceous fruit of plants of the genus Malus in 
    the family Rosaceae.

Orange
:   The fruit of an evergreen tree of the genus Citrus.

will be rendered as:

<dl>
<dt>Apple</dt>
<dd>Pomaceous fruit of plants of the genus Malus in 
the family Rosaceae.</dd>

<dt>Orange</dt>
<dd>The fruit of an evergreen tree of the genus Citrus.</dd>
</dl>

Usage

See Extensions for general extension usage, specify markdown.extensions.def_list as the name of the extension.

This extension does not accept any special configuration options.