Madcap Flare: How to Enter the Title tag in HTML Output

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to enter the title tag to your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: How to Enter the Title tag in HTML Output The title tag is one of the most important tag in your HTML output. To enter the title tag: In Content Explorer, right-click on your file, then […]

Madcap Flare: How to Change the Default Logo in WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to change the default logo in your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: How to Change the Default Logo You can change the default MadCap logo that appears on the top left of HTML5 outputs. You can remove the logo or replace it with your own logo: In Project Organizer, […]

Madcap Flare: How to add Meta Tags to HTML5 and Web Help

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to add meta tags to your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: how to add meta tags to HTML5 and Web Help You can add meta tags to your web files: In Project Organizer, click Targets, then open your target, for example, HTML5. In the Tag Editor, click Advanced. Click the Add meta […]

Madcap Flare: How to add Mark of the Web

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to add mark of the web to your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: How to add Mark of the Web If you have problems getting Internet Explorer to run web help pages, added Mark of the Web to your WebHelp files: You can add the Mark of […]

Madcap Flare: How to Improve Search Engine Optimization in WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to improve the SEO of your web help content. Madcap Flare: how to improve Search Engine Optimization in WebHelp In Project Organizer, click Targets, then open your target, for example, HTML5. In the Tag Editor, click Advanced. Click the Generate Site map check box. Enter the path to your site map. […]

MadCap Flare: Specifying Toolbar Settings for WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to specify toolbar settings for WebHelp. MadCap Flare: Specifying Toolbar Settings for WebHelp You can specify web toolbar settings for some online outputs. This includes determining which buttons are displayed in the toolbar. You can also add custom JavaScript for the toolbar. How to specify […]

Madcap Flare: Specifying Navigation Pane Settings for HTML5 and WebHelp Outputs

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to specify navigation pane settings for HTML 5 and WebHelp output. Madcap: Specifying Navigation Pane Settings for HTML5 & WebHelp You can specify navigation settings for HTML5, WebHelp, WebHelp AIR, or WebHelp Plus output. In general, the navigation pane includes the TOC, Index, Search, Glossary, […]

MadCap Flare: Changing the Pane Position and Size in WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to change the pane position and size in WebHelp. Changing the Pane Position and Size in Webhelp In Flare, you can change the width of the pane in your web help as well as its position. Open a Standard or HTML5 skin and select […]

How to ‘Chunk’ Content with MadCap Flare

Mike Hamilton on the MadCap blog wrote an excellent tutorial on how to chunk content. We’ve covered this subject before, especially when looking at information architecture and how to write for the web. What’s interesting about Mike’s article is how he uses conditional markers to do this in MadCap Flare.

How to Improve the Quality of Web Help and Online Documentation

Do technical writers like bling? You betcha. You can now give your MadCap Flare web output a new look by updating its skin. This makes the online documents look that bit flashier. You can also look at modifying the skins to give your technical docs an interested edge. Download MadCap Flare Skin Gallery To add […]