I switched to Wordpress as Blogger was mangling my markup (some bug spewing
Now I noticed Wordpress supports markdown, which is even better.
I enabled Markdown following the Wordpress support page. Yet markdown formatting isn't working for me. E.g. if I type
*foo* in the HTML tab, I see "*foo*" in the Visual tab (and no italics).
Note that I had to go into "WP admin", below "Settings" in the menu, and then go to the "Settings" menu there, to enable markdown.