Styles Available in Contribute

About Style Sheets

Style sheets do two things:

  1. Determine how regular HTML elements (like paragraphs, lists, links, headings, etc.) are displayed and
  2. Define custom styles that can be applied selectively to change indentation, line spacing, color, justification, etc.


It's important to use H1, H2, H3, H4 etc. to indicate the organization of your page

Here's what the headings look like:

Heading 1

Heading 2

Heading 3

Heading 4

Heading 5
Heading 6

General text styles

"Normal" is the style used for regular paragraph text.

What about all those other styles?

You will see a number of other styles that were created for the dropdown menus and the footer of all the pages on the site. Below are styles you should are free to use:

centered (centers text, if you must)

invisible (can't really show this one!)


textintables (modified whitespace surrounding paragraphs in table layouts)

All styles can be applied to paragraphs, list items, words and phrases. All can be used in addition to bold and italics.

Contribute users can make a bulleted (unordered) list look like a series of paragraphs by applying the "nobull" style to the list items:

Bulleted list:

  • apples
  • bananas
  • oranges

Same list with "nobull" list style:

  • apples
  • bananas
  • oranges
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