Sometimes when working in Notion, you have a long page where you might keep a ton of data. The challenge with pages like this is that as your Notion page grows, navigating it and getting to the section you want can be a challenge. This is why Notion created the table of contents block.

So how do you create a table of contents block in Notion? Enclosed below are the steps required to set up a table of contents on a Notion page:

  1. Open your Page in Notion
  2. Make sure the page is structured using headings blocks
  3. Click in the body of your page and type “/” and select Table of Contents from the “Advanced Blocks” section of the menu

Before we get started, if you are looking to learn even more about Notion or other apps, Skillshare is a great resource to check out. Skillshare has courses on Notion, Evernote, Todoist, Things 3, Trello and more. In fact, there is a great Notion course by Francesco D’Alessio on Notion that you can check out at the link below:

Link to Notion Course on Skillshare

If you are just starting out with Notion and aren’t sure where to get started, you really need to check out my comprehensive beginner’s guide to Notion. It goes through all things you need to know to get started the right way. Enclosed below is the link to the guide:

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Let’s get started with adding a table of contents to a page in Notion.

Open Notion

The first thing we want to do is open up Notion to the page where we want to add the table of contents. I recommend only adding a table of contents to a page with a lot of content.

A page in Notion

Make Sure Your Page is Structured using Headings

A page in Notion with Heading Blocks

The Notion page I chose had over five thousand words. The page was structured using heading blocks like H1, H2, H3. This is essential for Notion to know how to create and structure your table of contents for the page.

Add a Table of Contents Block to your Page

Adding a Table of Contents Block to a page in Notion