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Guides: Edit a guide's name & description

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To change a guide's title or description, you must first edit your guide. There are two ways to do this:

  1. Go to Content > Guides and click on the Edit () icon for the guide.
  2. Or, from the LibGuides dashboard, use the Edit Existing Guide option in the LibGuides Shortcuts box.

Navigating to a guide to edit


Rename a guide

Editing a guide's title

  1. Click on the current title at the top of the guide (it will have a blue dashed underline). 
  2. In the text field that appears, enter the new title for the guide.
  3. Click on the blue checkmark () button to save your changes.
Please note: Only limited HTML tags are allowed in the guide's title. These include: <strong>, <b>, <em>, and <i>. For best results, however, we recommend using CSS code to style guide titles.

Edit a guide's description

Editing a guide's description

  1. Click on the current description at the top of the guide (it will have a blue dashed underline). 
  2. In the text field that appears, enter the new description for the guide.
  3. Click on the blue checkmark () button to save your changes.

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