This short tutorial shows you how to change the heading styles using CSS...By default, Confluence puts a grey background behind most heading styles (h2. to h6.) - this rarely fits with your organisations design guidelines so it's time to take some action...
The most common first step when customising headings is to choose a font that more closely matches that of your design guidelines and remove the background and bottom border from the headings.
Here's an example of CSS that will do just that:
This CSS modifies all heading styles to ensure that:
After deiining the common features for all headings, the next thing to do is define each individual heading (if required).
Because each heading is actually wrapped in an anchor (so that you can link to it), you need two separate styles - one for the heading itself and another to correct any oddities that may appear when the mouse is over the heading.
The first style sets the overall design for heading level 1 (
h1) wheras the second (
h1 a:hover) corrects any visual glitches that you may see when the mouse is held over the heading.
Common heading font-sizes are:
You've no doubt got a couple of questions about the table above:
Why are h3 and h4 the same size?
They are usually different colours or one may be bold whilst the other isn't. For example, while
Why is h6 so big?
We normally style