Table of Contents (Pro)

The Table of Contents widget automatically organizes your page content based on H1 through H6 levels of hierarchy.  Although the process is automatic, you have plenty of control over what gets included and what gets excluded from the display.

Content

Table of Contents

Title: Type the heading text shown above the Table of Contents

HTML Tag: Select the HTML tag to use for the title, from H2 to H6, or div

Include | Exclude

Include

Anchors By Tags: Click to select the page’s H1-H6 tags to be automatically included 

Container: This control confines the Table of Contents to heading elements under a specific container.

Example: Set the HTML wrapper of the Container that your content resides in to “Main.” Then, in your Table of Contents widget use “main” in the Include field.

If creating a Single Post or Page template, this will be the Container that your Post Content widget resides in. All new posts/pages will use the TOC for headings in the WordPress or Elementor content. This is the best use for the feature as it will not display any other headings in the template.

Exclude

Anchors By Selector: Enter CSS selectors to be excluded, in a comma-separated list

Example: If you wish to hide the contents of a widget or container from the Table of Contents enter a CSS Class name that you wish to exclude (example: .ignore). Then in any Container or Widget’s Advanced Tab, add the CSS Class name without the “.” (example: ignore).

Note: You must refresh the editor or preview the changes in a new tab to see the change reflected.

Exclude WordPress headings

If you have used the Table of Contents widget in your Single Post or Page template and wish to hide a WordPress heading or block, you may do so using the exclude CSS Class in the Block’s Advanced settings. 


Marker View: Choose to display numbers or bullets next to list items

Icon: (only available if Marker View is set to Bullets). Click the Icon Library to choose an icon or click None to not use any bullet icon.


Additional Options

Word Wrap: Slide to Yes to turn Word Wrap on, to wrap text when column width cannot accommodate long text on one line

Minimize Box: Slide to No to display Table of Contents fully expanded or Yes to force a click to expand a minimized Table of Contents box

Icon: Click the Icon Library to choose an icon from the Icon Library that will display when the widget is minimized to indicate the user should click to expand the widget. Click None to not display an icon. Click Upload SVG to upload your own SVG icon.

Minimize Icon: Click the Icon Library to choose an icon from the Icon Library that will display when the widget is fully expanded to indicate the user should click to minimize the widget. Click None to not display an icon. Click Upload SVG to upload your own SVG icon.

Minimized On (only available if Minimize Box is set to Yes): Select to minimize on Desktop, Mobile, Tablet, or None

Hierarchical View: Slide to Yes to display list items with indention based on Tag hierarchy

Collapse Subitems: (only available if Hierarchical View is set to Yes) The “Collapse” option should only be used if the Table of Contents is made sticky. Slide to Yes to collapse nested lists and only show top level items

Style

Box

Background Color: Choose a background color for the entire Table of Contents box

Border Color: Choose a color for the box’s border

Loader Color: Choose a color for the loader spinner

Border Width: Set the width of the box’s border

Border Radius: Set the border radius to control corner roundness

Padding: Change the padding settings of the widget

Min Height: Set the minimum height of the widget

Box Shadow: Set the box shadow options

Header

Background Color: Choose a background color for the header

Text Color: Choose a color for the text of the header

Typography: Change the typography options for the header text

Icon Color: Choose the color of the Expand / Minimize icon

Separator Width: Set the thickness of the widget header’s bottom border

List

Typography: Change the typography options for the text of the anchors

Indent: Set the amount of indentation for the anchors

Normal | Hover | Active

The following options can be set independently for the normal, hover, and active states.

Text Color: Choose a color for the anchor text

Underline: Select Yes to underline the anchor text


Marker

Color: Choose a color for the marker

Size: Change the size of marker if you wish it to be a different size than the text

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