DataStax Academy FAQ

DataStax Academy migrated to a new learning management system (LMS) in July 2020. We are also moving to a new Cassandra Certification process so there are changes to exam bookings, voucher system and issuing of certificates.

Check out the Academy FAQ pages for answers to your questions:


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Erick Ramirez asked ·

How do I enable the markdown editor when posting on DataStax Community?

I would like to use Markdown instead of the default WYSIWYG editor. How do I enable Markdown?

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Erick Ramirez answered ·

By popular request, support for markdown has been enabled on DataStax Community!

Follow these steps to start using the markdown editor.


STEP 1 - Click on your profile picture in the top right and select My Preferences:

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STEP 2 - Click on the Site Preferences tab and select "WMD Markdown" as your editor:

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STEP 3 - Hit UPDATE and you're ready!

This is what the editor will look like the next time you post a question, comment or answer:

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Enjoy!


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