GitHub Flavored Markdown converter for Jekyll, based on jekyll-commonmark

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Jekyll Markdown converter that uses libcmark-gfm, GitHub's fork of cmark, the reference parser for CommonMark, with some additions to ensure compatibility with existing Kramdown-based sites.


Add the following to your Gemfile:

group :jekyll_plugins do
  gem 'jekyll-commonmark-ghpages'

and modify your _config.yml to use CommonMarkGhPages as your Markdown converter:

markdown: CommonMarkGhPages

This processor is currently in testing for use in GitHub Pages.

To specify extensions and options for use in converting Markdown to HTML, supply options to the Markdown converter:

  options: ["SMART", "FOOTNOTES"]
  extensions: ["strikethrough", "autolink", "table", "tagfilter"]