Nick Brunt Nick Brunt - 1 month ago 12
Markdown Question

How do you write a link containing a closing bracket in markdown syntax?

Markdown syntax for a link is pretty simple:

[Example](http://example.com/)


produces:


Example


But what if the link itself contains a closing bracket?

[Syntax](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syntax_(programming_languages))


produces:


Syntax)


which is obviously broken.

Edit

Putting the url in quotes does not work

Answer

you can try to escape the character.

[Syntax](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syntax_\(programming_languages\))