If you update to the latest Octopress and you still use the
rdiscount markdown processor, you now get footnotes like this 1. I was previously using a CSS workaround because I prefer the speed of
rdiscount for my growing site2 and still wanted footnotes.
To create a footnote, use the standard MultiMarkdown
[^1] anchor to create the footnote reference link, and add
[^1]: The footnote content. to the bottom of the file3.
I also prefer my footnotes a tad smaller, lighter and closer together, so I added the following CSS to my
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