Making Tables Scroll When They're Too Wide for the Page
Gotta show a lot of data at once? Tables are a great fit. Except if you end up with a lotta data in your table, it might go off the page. Here's how to make the tables scroll.
Getting Help with Code Snippets
Disabling Authorship and Updated Times
From our experience, customers love being able to see who updated an article and when. That being said, sometimes you might want to hide all that metadata away.
Making Your Printed HelpDocs Look Nicer
Users can print your articles using the regular browser flow (Ctrl/Cmd-P). You can make their printing experience nicer by adding a print stylesheet.
Making Video Embeds Responsive
Adding Lightboxes to Images
Lightboxes allow your customers to expand an image or a GIF for a closer look. This might be useful for the little details they can't quite see without expanding or accessibility for people with vision impairment.
Disabling Top Articles
From our experience Top Articles are helpful for customers as they guide them towards the most useful articles. We don't offer a native way to turn them off, but you can hide easily with a little CSS.
Using a Background Image in the Header
When you set up your HelpDocs you'll get your primary color as the background for your header. Sometimes you might want to change this into an image. 📷
How to Add Extra Spacing
HelpDocs is designed with usability and accessibility in mind, but there might be times where you want to add additional spacing between paragraphs or around images.
Disabling Related Articles
Related articles are calculated automatically and inserted at the bottom of your articles. We're always trying to improve the suggestions, but if they aren't what you'd hoped for, you can disable them completely.
Using HelpDocs with RTL Languages
The HelpDocs text editor has a button you can click to switch text direction for RTL (right-to-left) languages like Hebrew. But there's some other parts of your template you'll want to edit to make everything appear in the right (pun intended) direction.
Using Different List Styles
Our default list schema is numbers > lowercase letters > lowercase roman numerals. If you want to change that, you totally can.
Overriding the Font on Your Knowledge Base
If you're looking to load a fancy new font of your own or simple want to make a small change to one element, you can override fonts on your knowledge base with a little CSS.
Add HTML Before the Closing Body Tag
How to Change the Logo Link
Navigation is a huge part of a successful knowledge base. Giving your users an easy way to get back to your company website or application is pretty crucial 🙃 We've made sure adding custom navigation…
Customizing Feedback Icons