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Formatting & Styling Your Content

The Format dropdown on the toolbar allows for a pre-defined element to be applied to text by selecting the element from the list.

Before You Edit

The current text on your pages has already had formatting applied to them to make sure that they are accessible and adhere to the PCC design style guide. The below information should be used to add new text to your page. It's best practice to leave the current formatting as is


The Heading Elements not only change the style of the text, but also add code known as semantic markup to identify the structure of your content. It is very important to use headings correctly to make sure your content is accessible.

Headings should be applied in a Hierarchical order (similar to an outline)

Heading 1

There will only be one Heading 1, always be applied to the page banner. You do not need to add a Heading 1.

Heading 2

There will only be one Heading 2, always applied to the page title, the first line on the Main Content section. You only use this once.

Heading 3

Heading 4

Heading 5
Heading 6

Headings 3 -5 are additional headings under a Heading 2

Paragraph Text

Basic Text.  If you do not apply a format element to your new content text, it will automatically be paragraph text.


The blockquote element is used to indicate a quotation of a large section of text from another source. It will also change the style of the quote.

This is what a blockquote looks like when applied from the format drop-down menu.

Apply an Element from the Format Dropdown

  1. Select the text you want to apply the element to
  2. Click the format drop-down from the toolbar
  3. Scroll to find the element and click it
  4. This will apply the choice.

Remove or Change the Applied Format 

  1. Place the cursor within an existing block of text, on a blank line, or select the text.
  2. Click the format dropdown. The applied format will be highlighted.
  3. Click the currently applied format to deselect it (this will change the text to Paragraph or choose a different element.


OmniUpdate Support Resources

OU Campus Basic Training Video 

Quick Reference Guide (910 KB, 8 Pages)

The basic training video is general to the OU Campus interface and will be useful as an overview.

Please see training pages on the left menu for steps specific to the Foothill College OU Campus environment, specifically how to log In, image dimensions and more.

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