Headings and Subheadings

In Paligo, each topic has a section element and a title element. The section represents the topic as a whole and the title element acts as the main heading for the topic.


When you first create a topic, it has its title set to match the topic name. You can change the title text, but be aware that when you make changes to the title, it can affect the URL of the topic in HTML outputs. But it is possible to change the title and keep the existing URL, to find out more see Topic File Names (HTML).

You can of course also have subheadings, so that the contents of a topic are in separate sections. These help to break up pages that contain lots of information, so that they are easier to read. There are several ways to do this, as described in Subsections.

Image of Topic Templates page from the Paligo help. It has a main heading "Topic Templates" followed by some text and then a subheading "Create a Topic Template", which is followed by text and an image.

Example of a page in the Paligo help that has subheadings (subsections).


Some other elements also have titles , such as tables and examples. These titles are included by default but you can remove them if you wish.


For some types of output, you may want to have numbered headings. For example, legal documentation often has numbered headings. See Numbered Headings.