Formatting Bold Text in Discord
Because Discord lacks built-in formatting capabilities, you can use Markdown to bold text.
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In Discord, simply wrap the text you want to bold with a set of double **asterisks** to make it bold. Wrap the text in a pair of single *asterisks* to make it italic.
In the images below, you can see it in action.
What is Markdown and how does it work?
“Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain-text formatting grammar, established in 2004 by John Gruber and Aaron Swartz,”
according to Wikipedia.
It's popular on Discord and social media sites like Reddit. Let's have a look at how it works in Discord.
How To Bold Text in Discord
Step 1 - Write your text including what you want to bold
Step 2 - Add a pair of double **asterisks** before and after the text you want to bold
Step 3 - That’s it, your text is now bold.
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Italics, underlining, strikethrough, and combinations - text formatting options available on Discord.
In Discord, how do you italicize?
Before and after the text you want to italicize, add a pair of single (_) underscores or *asterisks*.
In Discord, how do you highlight something?
Before and after the text, add a pair of double __underscores__.
In Discord, how do you strikethrough?
Before and after the text, use a double tilde.
In Discord, how do you highlight bold?
Before and after the content, add __** Text**__.
In Discord, how can you make italics bold?
Before and after the content, add *** Text***.
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