Preface each item with either a minus sign (-) or an asterisk (*) to create what’s known as an unordered list:

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Once you hit post, P2 will turn this into a nicely formatted bullet point list:

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Behind the scenes, P2 will physically replace the – and * with the HTML code needed for your browser to display these lists properly. This makes editing and updating those lists a little more complex, but should you ever change to a different theme your lists will still be intact.

Here’s what happens if edit this list:

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If you know your way around HTML you know what’s going on – and if not let me explain.

An unordered list in HTML starts with an opening UL tag, followed by each list element enclosed in LI tags. At the end of your list there’s a closing UL tag. That’s all there is to it.

If you’d like to add an item to the list, just put it before the closing UL tag in the list like so:

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