However, I was blogging many Japanese posts which I would need to write a lot of HTML. It would be much nicer to have something easy to write the ruby markup.
I found this thread on CommonMark forum. They are discussing adding ruby syntax support in Markdown but they haven’t concluded yet. So I build my own. This is what I ended up using on this site:
<ruby> 漢字<rp>(</rp><rt>かんじ</rt><rp>)</rp> </ruby>
Which looks like:
This works great for me because:
It looks like Markdown
It does not need to type any special brackets
It works when you want to add links
You can annotate each Kanji separately:
They can link separately:
Or link together:
It is open sourced at JuanitoFatas/html-pipeline-ruby_markup. Let me know if you have any feedback!