How do I download Day One Classic?

As Day One Classic is no longer available for purchase, it has been removed from the App Store. However, we will provide periodic maintenance updates, as needed. If you’ve previously purchased Day One Classic (v1), you can find updates here on your iOS devices: App Store > My Purchases, then search for “Day One”. <iframe […]

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Using URLs with Parenthesis in Markdown Links

Some URLs contain parenthesis which can cause problems with Markdown links. To workaround this issue, “escape” the URL with a backslash. Here are some examples: [Whoomp! (There it is)](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whoomp!_(There_It_Is\)) [Day One Article on Wikipedia](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_One_(app\))

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Publish FAQ (Available in Day One Classic)

What is Publish by Day One? Publish enables you to handpick entries to share with family, friends, and the world. Publish creates an individual webpage on dayone.me for each entry you choose to publish. Will anyone and everyone be able to see my entry when I publish it? No. By default, you’re the only one that will know […]

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Tagging Guide

Day One allows you to tag your entries to help you categorize and to later find specific entries more easily. Tag Format Tags can contain any character (even emojis!). Spaces and punctuation are also supported in tags. Creating Tags Creating a tag is done while editing an entry.  Tap the tag button, or swipe down […]

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Search Guide

Day One incorporates a full text search engine to help you find things you’ve written in your journal. These tips will help you make the most of the search features available in Day One. Basics To access the search function on an iOS (mobile) device in iOS 7 or later: in Timeline, Starred, or Year […]

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Markdown Guide

Markdown Information Markdown, created by John Gruber of Daring Fireball, is the technology we chose to use to allow rich text within Day One journal entries. Markdown allows italic and bold, along with several other simple formatting options that can be written using plain text and display properly in Read views. Markdown syntax is available in Day One […]

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Why do I have two menu bar icons?

Quit the one that is missing the background or blinking. Or quit them both and restart Day One. This was a limitation with App Sandboxing that would not allow us to auto quit the old one. You will only have to do this once.

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Where is the Day One data file stored?

The easiest way to find your journal file in Finder is: Open Day One Preferences (Day One > Preferences) Click the “Sync” tab Click the displayed path and it will be revealed in Finder To view the files, hold down the control key and click “Journal.dayone,” then choose “Show Package Contents.” The default journal locations […]

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Voice Dictation on Mac

With Mac OS X Mountain Lion or later, it is possible to enable voice dictation with Day One. To do this, follow the steps outlined on this official Apple support page: http://support.apple.com/kb/ht5449.

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Unable to Edit Entries on Mac OS X Yosemite

After upgrading to Yosemite, you may see the following behavior: Clicking “Edit” opens a new entry window. To fix this issue, please follow the instructions in this article: Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10) and iCloud Drive.

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