General Page Editing Tips and Tricks

the Table of Contents

When you have a rather large page, it may be useful to create a table of contents (as seen above). The ToC is created using the convenient editor button labeled "toc", or by typing [[toc]].

Simple, right?

How do I edit it?

no editing is actually needed, it does it all by itself. This doesn't mean it figures it out simply by guessing, you DO need to do a few things to the rest of your page. If you've noticed, I've used two different headers in this so far, the big red one labeled "The Table of Contents", and the bold black one that says "How do I edit it?". These are created using the editor button that shows as H1, but if you hover your mouse over it, you'll get 2-6. By clicking one of these, you create a header, h1 being the largest and h6 being the smallest. By the way, you can also type + before a heading in the editor for the same effect, "+" is H1 while "++++++" is H6.

What should I care about headers? Simple- the ToC creates its list based on the size of the headers- for each smaller heading under H1, it actually makes the corresponding heading inset, to show it's part of a larger group.

Breadcrumb Page Orders

Have you ever noticed that on some websites (especially forums) there is a string of text at the top that shows something like "Web page > specific page > that page over there > this page" ?

It can be done here, and you don't need to worry about things like setting up a bunch of links on every page you need it on. Simply go to the bottom of the page, and click "+options", then "Parent". This lets you set which page comes "before" the one you're editing, and the website will automatically add the parent's parent and so on to the chain with no extra work.

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