Web posting Markdown, initial text

I’ve made a few minor improvements to the web posting form for Micro.blog. The “Preview” button now supports Markdown tables and footnotes, so that it more closely matches the Markdown rendering on your published blog.

The new post URL also now accepts an optional text parameter to pre-populate the text form. For example, to start a new post on the web with the word “Hello”:


This is similar to the URL schemes used in the native iOS and macOS apps. It’s useful for creating bookmarklets or sharing from other apps.

Manton Reece @manton