Markdown-PHP and the single opening quote character

Michel Fortin michel.fortin at
Fri Jul 7 07:05:43 EDT 2006

> But I'm curious to know if there's something I can do to make

> Markdown PHP always transform


> [space]'


> into


> [space]‘

PHP Markdown never transform quotes. What you're complaining about
probably comes from the Texturize text filter inside WordPress.

I suggest as a solution that you install [PHP SmartyPants][1] as a
WordPress plugin, it'll handle these quotes better.


Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at

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