Help:Wiki University HTML-- Headers
- Nesting Lists
- Fonts - Changing
- Font Size
- Font Colors
- Font Bold-Italics
- Width and Height
- Tables - Borders
- Tables - Widths
- Tables - Captions
- Tables - Col Labels
- Tables - Cells
- Tables - Rows
- Tables - Placement
- Tables - Sorting
- Tables - Scrolling
- Tables - Col Only
- Tables - Col Spans
- Tables - Row Spans
- Infobox - Creating
- Infobox - Placing
- Infobox - If function
- Position - Relative
- Position - Absolute
- First topic we'll cover is headers.
- These are the large printed words that head a section on a page.
- You will notice a small edit box to the right edge of the page for each header created in Wikitext. Put your mouse over it and you will see the word "edit" appear.
- Again, these are Wikitext headers, not HTML headers.
THE DIFFERENT SIZES OF HEADERS
USE OF HEADERS
- Header One - are reserved only for titles of articles as you see in the title of this lesson. Please, don't use them in articles.
- Header Two - size used most often for headers. Sometimes they will not wrap around images or tables.
- Header Three and Header Four which are able to wrap around images and tables.
- Header Five and Header Six are small and are rarely used, but they do have their uses.
HTML headers are different from Wikitext headers.
- They are constructed with header "tags".
- Here is the "tag" we use to make header tags:
- NOTICE the <h1> header tags are used instead of a equal signs =.
This is how the HTML headers show on a page in the Wiki:
- NOTICE there is NO little edit box off to the right of these headers.
HTML AND WIKITEXT
Below is how the HTML codes for headers compares with Wikitext.
- NOTICE the number following the "h" in HTML is equivalent to the number of equal signs in Wikitext.
WHY USE HTML FOR HEADERS
- Main reason is to be able to add character to the header such as a different color of text or add a background color. We will show you how that is done in a later lesson. You cannot do that with Wikitext.
- However, you lose the edit box and the ability to edit sections between headers. So you have to decided if it is more important to add character or keep the edit box.
TRY THESE OUT . . . . .