In other Markdown templates I’ve worked with, URLs were automatically hotlinked. Is that an option for Jekyll or am I just confused? (Both could be true of course.
By auto linking in Markdown do you mean?
Which converts to
What I meant is that without ANY markup at all, it would detect a link and auto hot link it. I believe Hugo did that. Maybe it isn’t as standard as I thought. I’ll try the syntax you suggested - that would save some time versus
Would be up to whatever Markdown processor you use to do that since that’s what Jekyll relies on to generate the final HTML files.
Don’t think Kramdown does it without
> but maybe others do.
@mmistakes Is correct, kramdown does not support automatically detecting URLs and converting them into links.