Ordered and Unordered Lists

On this page, you’ll learn:

  • How to mark up an ordered list with AsciiDoc.

  • How to mark up an unordered list with AsciiDoc.

Ordered list syntax

Ordered list with nested levels
. Step 1
. Step 2
.. Details
... Mini-details
.... Micro-details
..... We're really down in the weeds now.
.. More details
. Step 3

The maximum nesting level is five (.....).

  1. Step 1

  2. Step 2

    1. Details

      1. Mini-details

        1. Micro-details

          1. We’re really down in the weeds now.

    2. More details

  3. Step 3

Asciidoctor resources

Unordered list syntax

Unordered list with nested levels
* Item A
* Item B
** Item B1
*** Details
**** More details
***** Details about the details
** Item B2
* Item C

The maximum nesting level is five (*****).

  • Item A

  • Item B

    • Item B1

      • Details

        • More details

          • Details about the details

    • Item B2

  • Item C

You’ll use AsciiDoc’s unordered list syntax to structure your site’s navigation as well.

Asciidoctor resources