FAQs

​Help! My app's not loading 😭

Oh no! First thing to do is check our status page. That'll let you know if there's any problems with the platform.

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

​Can I use multiple HelpDocs accounts together?

You can! Multiple accounts are great when you have more than one product, or you want to use HelpDocs for your internal company documentation too.

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

​Who counts towards the user limit on plans?

All users that sign in to HelpDocs with a username/password or Single Sign On, regardless of their role, are counted towards the plan limits. Public viewers to unrestricted knowledge bases aren't.

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

​Is HelpDocs GDPR compliant?

TL;DR: yes!

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

​Can I migrate or import my data from another service?

Probably! There's a bunch of places we can import from, and usually it's free 🎉

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

Can I embed files into HelpDocs?

Images & Videos. We'll host all your images for you, and we let you embed videos directly from Youtube / Vimeo. Use the Image and Video buttons in the article editor for those.

Updated 1 month ago by Jake Peters

How do I reset my password?

Can't remember your password or struggling to log in? Don't worry—we've all been there! 🙈

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

Help! No articles are appearing on my knowledge base

If you're looking at your knowledge base and no articles are showing up even though you've written categories and articles, then the problem is the article statuses.

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

I’m seeing a blank screen when I load my knowledge base

Whelp. Nobody likes a blank screen. The most likely cause is having switched your template to Custom in Settings > Brand > Templates.

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

I can't log into my HelpDocs account

Not being able to log in can be super frustrating—we hear you. Here's a list of troubleshooting tips to try.

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

I've added a script but it isn't working

That's no good! There's a ton of reasons why a script might not load, but here are some troubleshooting tips.

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

What is an account slug?

If you get in touch and need some support, we may ask for your account slug. The slug is just the first part of the URL where your dashboard and knowledge base are hosted.

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

Can I host my API docs in HelpDocs?

Of course! We host our own API docs in a separate HelpDocs account. 🙃

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

My article has a blank space to the left of it. What's wrong?

Finding that your article card is shifted to the right and there's a big space to the left of it?

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

How do related articles work?

When you publish an article, you might find a related articles section gets added to the bottom of the page. Here's how this works.

Updated 2 months ago by Jarratt Isted

Can I change the HelpDocs branding?

We add a small amount of HelpDocs branding to each knowledge base. You have a few options of displaying it. ✨

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

Can I host my internal docs in HelpDocs?

Sure! There's a few ways to use HelpDocs for your internal documentation.

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

How do I change my email?

If you need to change the email address you signed up with, contact support from inside your dashboard with the old and new email address. We can change it over for you manually.

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

Is my data secure and protected?

At HelpDocs we take security and data protection seriously. Here's an overview of some stuff we're doing to keep your data safe.

Updated 2 months ago by Jake Peters

Will translated articles be deleted if I remove that language?

Nope, they'll still be there waiting for you. 🤩 We won't delete articles unless you click the delete button within the article editor.

Updated 1 year ago by Jarratt Isted