Support Markdown in blog descriptions
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As we do on, we should render Markdown in blog descriptions.


Most recently requested here, for the purpose of including a link:

Other Use Cases

This could be a shortcut to allowing Mastodon users to verify ownership of their blog -- what was supposed to be supported with T744: Support pinned rel="me" links.

Forum topics:


Render basic Markdown and HTML for the description, including auto-linking URLs.

We'll likely want to limit the amount of HTML we support here (e.g. funky things like divs and iframes), but still support the "Other Use Case" listed above.

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matt triaged this task as Medium-High priority.Sep 22 2021, 2:27 PM
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matt moved this task from Future to Q4 2021 - Oct-Dec on the Roadmap board.
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This is pretty easy to tackle.

Deploying on soon; WriteFreely PR is here: #531.

matt added a commit: Restricted Diffusion Commit.Jan 18 2022, 9:47 PM