Built-in Plugins

strikethrough

~~here is the content~~

mistune.html() has enabled strikethrough plugin by default. To create a markdown instance your own:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['strikethrough'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.formatting import strikethrough

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[strikethrough])

footnotes

content in paragraph with footnote[^1] markup.

[^1]: footnote explain

mistune.html() has enabled footnote plugin by default. To create a markdown instance your own:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['footnotes'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.footnotes import footnotes

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[footnotes])

table

Simple formatted table:

First Header  | Second Header
------------- | -------------
Content Cell  | Content Cell
Content Cell  | Content Cell

Complex formatted table:

| First Header  | Second Header |
| ------------- | ------------- |
| Content Cell  | Content Cell  |
| Content Cell  | Content Cell  |

Align formatted table:

 Left Header |  Center Header  | Right Header
:----------- | :-------------: | ------------:
 Conent Cell |  Content Cell   | Content Cell


| Left Header |  Center Header  | Right Header  |
| :---------- | :-------------: | ------------: |
| Conent Cell |  Content Cell   | Content Cell  |

mistune.html() has enabled table plugin by default. To create a markdown instance your own:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['table'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.table import table

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[table])

url

URL plugin enables creating link with raw URL by default:

For instance, https://typlog.com/

Will be converted into:

<p>For instance, <a href="https://typlog.com/>https://typlog.com/</a></p>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). Mistune values explicit, and we suggest writers to write links in:

<https://typlog.com/>

To enable url plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['url'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.url import url

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[url])

task_lists

Task lists plugin enables creating GitHub todo items:

- [x] item 1
- [ ] item 2

Will be converted into:

<ul>
<li class="task-list-item"><input class="task-list-item-checkbox" type="checkbox" disabled checked/>item 1</li>
<li class="task-list-item"><input class="task-list-item-checkbox" type="checkbox" disabled/>item 2</li>
</ul>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable task_lists plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['task_lists'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.task_lists import task_lists

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[task_lists])

def_list

def_list plugin enables creating html definition lists:

First term
: First definition
: Second definition

Second term
: Third definition

Will be converted into:

<dl>
<dt>First term</dt>
<dd>First definition</dd>
<dd>Second definition</dd>
<dt>Second term</dt>
<dd>Third definition</dd>
</dl>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable def_list plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['def_list'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.def_list import def_list

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[def_list])

abbr

abbr plugin enables creating abbreviations:

The HTML specification
is maintained by the W3C.

*[HTML]: Hyper Text Markup Language
*[W3C]: World Wide Web Consortium

Will be converted into:

The <abbr title="Hyper Text Markup Language">HTML</abbr> specification
is maintained by the <abbr title="World Wide Web Consortium">W3C</abbr>.

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable abbr plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['abbr'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.abbr import abbr

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[abbr])

mark

mark plugin adds the ability to insert <mark> tags. To mark some text, simply surround the text with ==:

==mark me== ==mark with\=\=equal==

Will be converted into:

<mark>mark me</mark> <mark>mark with==equal</mark>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable mark plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['mark'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.formatting import mark

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[mark])

insert

insert plugin adds the ability to insert <ins> tags. To insert some text, simply surround the text with ^^:

^^insert me^^ ^^insert\^\^me^^

Will be converted into:

<ins>insert me</ins> <ins>insert^^me</ins>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable insert plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['insert'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.formatting import insert

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[insert])

superscript

superscript plugin adds the ability to insert <sup> tags. The syntax looks like:

Hello^superscript^

Will be converted into:

<p>Hello<sup>superscript</sup></p>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable superscript plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['superscript'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.formatting import superscript

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[superscript])

subscript

subscript plugin adds the ability to insert <sub> tags. The syntax looks like:

Hello~subscript~

CH~3~CH~2~OH

Will be converted into:

<p>Hello<sub>subscript</sub></p>
<p>CH<sub>3</sub>CH<sub>2</sub>OH</p>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable subscript plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['subscript'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.formatting import subscript

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[subscript])

math

Math plugin wraps <div> for block level math syntax, and <span> for inline level math syntax.

A block math is surrounded with $$:

$$
\operatorname{ker} f=\{g\in G:f(g)=e_{H}\}{\mbox{.}}
$$

Will be converted into:

<div class="math">$$
\operatorname{ker} f=\{g\in G:f(g)=e_{H}\}{\mbox{.}}
$$</div>

An inline math is surrounded with $ inline:

function $f$

Will be converted into:

<p>function <span class="math">$f$</span></p>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable math plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['math'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.math import math

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[math])

ruby

insert plugin adds the ability to insert <ruby> tags. Here are some examples for ruby syntax:

[漢字(ㄏㄢˋㄗˋ)]

[link]: /url

[漢字(ㄏㄢˋㄗˋ)][link]

[漢字(ㄏㄢˋㄗˋ)](/url)

[漢(ㄏㄢˋ)字(ㄗˋ)]

Will be converted into:

<p><ruby><rb>漢字</rb><rt>ㄏㄢˋㄗˋ</rt></ruby></p>
<p><a href="/url"><ruby><rb>漢字</rb><rt>ㄏㄢˋㄗˋ</rt></ruby></a></p>
<p><a href="/url"><ruby><rb>漢字</rb><rt>ㄏㄢˋㄗˋ</rt></ruby></a></p>
<p><ruby><rb></rb><rt>ㄏㄢˋ</rt></ruby><ruby><rb></rb><rt>ㄗˋ</rt></ruby></p>

This plugin is NOT ENABLED by default in mistune.html(). To enable ruby plugin with your own markdown instance:

markdown = mistune.create_markdown(plugins=['ruby'])

Another way to create your own Markdown instance:

from mistune.plugins.ruby import ruby

renderer = mistune.HTMLRenderer()
markdown = mistune.Markdown(renderer, plugins=[ruby])

Blog post: https://lepture.com/en/2022/markdown-ruby-markup