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Using Headings in the CMS

Learn how to use headings in the campus CMS.

Headings provide important organizational and summary information for users, search engines, and screen readers. Proper heading use will make your pages easier to scan. Do not use headings only to apply effects to your text.

The title of your web page should always use Heading 1. Put this in the top-most middle block for general CMS sites. In Blink and TritonLink, your Heading 1 (also called H1) will be automatically generated from the Title field - do not use H1 in your body. Never have multiple H1s on a page (you can have multiples of all other headings).

Subsequent sections should use Heading 2, Heading 3, etc. Do not skip headings.

Adding Headings

If you use the WYSIWYG editor, access Headings through Formats >> Headings (you can also access them through Format >>Formats >> Headings).

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If you use HTML, wrap the text in the appropriate code: <h1>...</h1> for Heading 1, <h2>...</h2> for Heading 2, etc.

Drawer templates

Drawer titles are automatically Heading 2. Do not place another Heading 2 inside a drawer as this will create an error in the drawer script. Start with Heading 3 inside drawers.