distill for R Markdown

Distill for R Markdown is a web publishing format optimized for scientific and technical communication. Distill articles include:

Distill for R Markdown is based on the Distill web framework, which was originally created for use in the Distill Machine Learning Journal. Distill for R Markdown combines the technical authoring features of Distill with R Markdown, enabling a fully reproducible workflow based on literate programming.


Install the released version of distill from CRAN:


Or install the development version from GitHub with:

# install.packages("devtools")

Learn more about using Distill at

Get help

The RStudio community is a friendly place to ask any questions about distill.

radixpub/radix-r documentation built on Jan. 6, 2021, 7:28 a.m.