introduction:basics

The primary components of Xilize markup:

Each of these and other features of Xilize are demonstrated in the collections of examples on the left. This "introduction" category of examples covers the basics.

Note: these examples were programmatically generated from the markup shown below in green. The "browser rendering" portion of the display uses the default CSS file provided in the Xilize download package; you are free to change that in whatever way you wish, replace it, or use no CSS whatsoever.

Below is a small taste of Xilize markup:

Xilize markup browser rendering
This block has no signature - it's an ordinary paragraph.

bq. This block has the _blockquote_ signature.

* a list block
* is recognized by each line
* beginning with a list marker

This block has no signature – it's an ordinary paragraph.

This block has the blockquote signature.

  • a list block
  • is recognized by each line
  • beginning with a list marker

XHTML generated

<p>This block has no signature &#8211; it's an ordinary paragraph.</p>

<blockquote>
<p>This block has the <em>blockquote</em> signature.</p>
</blockquote>

<ul>
  <li>a list block</li>
  <li>is recognized by each line</li>
  <li>beginning with a list marker</li>
</ul>