Convert Markdown to HTML in C# - Markdown Conversion API

It is obvious that Markdown is easy to learn, and it makes things pretty simple in writing formatted text. In fact, you can easily convert MD files to any other popular file format such as PDF, DOCX, HTML, etc. However, GorupDocs.Conversion offers SDKs in multiple programming languages to programmatically convert and manipulate various file formats. In addition, you can consume REST APIs offered by GorupDocs.Conversion. So, in this blog post, we will learn how to convert Markdown to HTML in C# using GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET. Moreover, there is an online MD to HTML converter powered by GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDKs.

We will cover the following points in this article:

Markdown Conversion API Installation

GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDK for .NET offers enterprise-level cloud-based solutions and fortunately, it is very easy to install and set up. Well, you can install this HTML file generator library by downloading this NuGet Package or you can run the following command in the NuGet Package manager:

Install-Package GroupDocs.Conversion-Cloud -Version 23.10.0

Convert Markdown to HTML in C#

After a successful installation, the next step is to obtain the API credentials. Again it is super straight, you can get your application Client ID and Client Secret from the API Cloud dashboard. Even though, you can visit our guide on how to obtain API credentials for this Markdown conversion API.

The last thing before writing the code snippet, be informed that we already have a source Markdown file on our API Cloud dashboard. However, you can automate the file upload task by calling the UploadFile method of this HTML file generator library.

Now, go through the following steps to convert Markdown to HTML programmatically:

  • Initialize an instance of the Configuration class and initialize it with the Client Secret & Client ID.
  • Define the value of ApiBaseUrl to set the base URL of the Markdown conversion API.
  • Create an object of the ConvertApi class with the object of the Configuration class.
  • Instantiate an instance of the ConvertSettings class and initialize it by setting the values such as FilePath, Format, and OutputPath.
  • The ConvertDocument method will convert the Markdown to HTML programmatically.

The following code sample converts the MD to HTML in C#:

The resultant HTML file will be generated in the “test” folder in the API Cloud dashboard. Thus, you can download the file manually or programmatically by invoking the DownloadFile method of this Markdown conversion API

Online MD to HTML Converter

So far, we have learned how to programmatically convert Markdown to HTML in a .NET application. Next, we can automate this MD to HTML conversion using a browser-based online Markdown to HTML converter. It is super fast, efficient, and secure, and comes with a drag-and-drop user interface. We strongly recommend you experience this online tool as it is free and does not require any subscription.

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Final Thoughts

This is the end of this blog post. This guide is specifically for .NET developers, but you can find GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDKs in multiple popular programming languages. So, you can develop an MD to HTML converter module in any programming language for your business application. We hope you have learned how to convert Markdown to HTML in C# and you can visit the documentation to learn about other features. Above all, you can interact with our live cloud APIs here. Moreover, you can clone our GitHub repo in order to customize this .NET wrapper and before that, you should walk through our Getting Started guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

How do I convert a Markdown file to HTML?

You can convert MD to HTML using this web-based online tool and this tool is powered by GorupDocs.Conversion Cloud SDKs.

How to generate HTML from Markdown in Visual Studio?

Please visit this link to know the answer in detail.

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