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Shaswat Raj
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Fetch GitHub Markdown and Show on Blog Post or Website ft. showdownjs

Previous Post :- https://dev.to/sh20raj/convert-markdown-or-md-url-to-html-markdowntohtml-using-javascript-ft-showdownjs-1med
Video Documentation :- https://youtu.be/omtgsLp9hOI
Article Source :- https://codexdindia.blogspot.com/2022/01/convert-markdown-or-md-url-to-html-using-javascript.html


Convert a Markdown Containing URL to HTML and Show it.

For this we will Use fetch Api.
Here is the raw URL of showdownjs readme.md :- https://github.com/showdownjs/showdown/raw/master/README.md .

We will fetch content of this URL then convert it to HTML and show on our website. See Demo on Codepen.

<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/showdown/dist/showdown.min.js"></script>
<div id="mypost"></div>
<script>
fetch('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/showdownjs/showdown/master/README.md').then(response => response.text())
  .then(data => {
  console.log(data);
  var converter = new showdown.Converter();
var md = data;
var html = converter.makeHtml(md);
  document.querySelector('#mypost').innerHTML = html;
});
</script>
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See the result on Codepen :- https://codepen.io/SH20RAJ/pen/bGoyJqJ?editors=1010

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