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A Python-Markdown plugin for creating memes and finding the best-fitting gifs for your posts.

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A Python-Markdown plugin for autocreating memes and finding the best-fitting gifs for your posts.


In most blogging platforms, putting memes or gifs in your posts is a bit of a bother. You have to manually search for them, download/generate them, then upload them back, or search and paste the url.

This Markdown extension was created to make this process simpler, less time-consuming, and more fun!


Install it using pip:

$ pip install markdown-magic


For memes

Simply do [magic] meme: top_text | bottom_text [/magic] for whichever meme template you want to use, and markdown-magic will detect which template to use on its own.

The markdown-magic currently supports the following meme templates:

  • Lord of the Rings Boromir - “One does not simply”
  • The Most Interesting Man in the World - “I don’t always… when I do”
  • Ancient Aliens History Channel Guy
  • Grumpy Cat
  • Buzz Lightyear and Woody from Toy Story - “X, X everywhere”
  • Futurama Fry - “Not sure if…”
  • Y U NO Guy
  • Ned Stark from Game of Thrones - “Brace yourself/yourselves…”
  • X all the Y
  • Bill Lumburgh from Office Space - “…that would be great”
  • The rent is too damn high
  • The Big Lebowski - “Am I the only one around here…”
  • Matrix Morpheus - “What if I told you…”
  • Ain’t nobody got time for that
  • Heath Ledger Joker - “Nobody bats an eye… everyone loses their minds”

More to be added soon!

For gifs

Just type in [magic] gif: <list of space-separated search parameters> [/magic] and markdown-magic will search and use the appropriate gif according to the given search parameters.

Here’s an example on the Python interpreter:

>>> import markdown
>>> text = """
... [magic] meme: rains | y u no happen during summers [/magic]
... Some text here.
... [magic] gif: spongebob squarepants [/magic]
... """
>>> print(markdown.markdown(text, extensions=['magic']))
<p><img alt="meme: rains | y u no happen during summers " src="" title="meme: rains | y u no happen during summers " />
Some text here.
<img alt="gif: spongebob squarepants " src="" title="gif: spongebob squarepants " /></p>


  • Expand list of supported memes
  • Find a way to search for xkcd comics and other webcomics efficiently using keywords
  • Find more cool things to implement in the [magic] tag

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