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How to create a user snippet in VS Code

I write all my blog posts in markdown in VS Code. That's because this website is built with Gatsby and this tool makes it extremely easy to create pages with it. What I don't like about writing markdown, especially for a Gatsby blog, is that I have to write frontmatter each time I start writing. A quick way of scaffolding out this frontmatter is by using a VS Code User snippet. Let's take a look at how to create such a snippet.