WYSIWYG vs. HTML vs. Markdown

Here in WordPress, I have two ways I can format my posts:

  • a WYSIWYG editor
  • manually typing HTML

My previous post, Casting can be a Good Thing, had a large amount of code in it. I can’t type tables or inline code in the WYSIWYG editor, and it is difficult to insert preformatted blocks. So I have to either type some basic code in HTML and use the WYSIWYG editor to fill in text, or type it all in HTML. I ended up typing most of that post in HTML.

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