Converting Blocks to Markdown

Converting Blocks to Markdown

This example exports the current document (all blocks) as Markdown and displays it below the editor.

Try it out: Edit the document to see the Markdown representation!

Relevant Docs:

import "@blocknote/core/fonts/inter.css";
import { BlockNoteView, useCreateBlockNote } from "@blocknote/react";
import "@blocknote/react/style.css";
import { useState } from "react";
import "./styles.css";
export default function App() {
  // Stores the editor's contents as Markdown.
  const [markdown, setMarkdown] = useState<string>("");
  // Creates a new editor instance with some initial content.
  const editor = useCreateBlockNote({
    initialContent: [
        type: "paragraph",
        content: [
          "Hello, ",
            type: "text",
            text: "world!",
            styles: {
              bold: true,
  const onChange = async () => {
    // Converts the editor's contents from Block objects to Markdown and store to state.
    const markdown = await editor.blocksToMarkdownLossy(editor.document);
  // Renders the editor instance, and its contents as Markdown below.
  return (
    <div className={"wrapper"}>
      <div>Input (BlockNote Editor):</div>
      <div className={"item"}>
        <BlockNoteView editor={editor} onChange={onChange} />
      <div>Output (Markdown):</div>
      <div className={"item bordered"}>