Markdown - how to highlight React / JSX syntax on stackoverflow

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In this article, we would like to show you how to highlight React JSX syntax on Stack Overflow.

Quick solution:

    // some react code here


Using ```jsx at the beginning of your code works fine for some sites that use markdown (like or, unfortunately it doesn't work well on Stack Overflow.

To highlight syntax in your block of code on Stack Overflow you need to specify the language in the first line, right after three backticks ```

In this case instead of jsx we need to use react keyword.

Practical example:

import React from 'react';

const App = () => {
    return (
        My App

export default App;


React JSX syntax hilighting on Stack Overflow
React JSX syntax highlighting on Stack Overflow

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  1. React - how to highlight JSX code on Stack Overflow
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