Can I put part of a Biography in a box with smaller text? [closed]

+2 votes

If someone could help me put a story under the biography in this profile, into a box, and in smaller print. Thank you.

On NaN undefined NaN Ben Molesworth wrote on Evans-20204:

I would like to be able to put the story at the end of the biography, into some sort of box, perhaps with smaller text. Don't know how?

WikiTree profile: Serena Leahy
closed with the note: The tips were useful, and the profile is now done.
in Policy and Style by Ben Molesworth G2G6 Mach 8 (81.8k points)
closed by Ben Molesworth
Don't know about a box, but you should be able to downsize the text by using <small style="font-size:85%;">text goes here </small>
Thank you. That looks much better to start with.
Hi Melanie, I didn't know that other text styles were approved by WikiTree. Please be so kind to provide a link to that help page so that I can be more informed.

Melanie and Ben, Louis is correct to be cautious.


But I was told wiki text (NOT html or CSS) was ok .. and that's where I got the size code:

From the linked help page (the bold is mine):

Wiki Markup is Standard

Unless specifically recommended against on a WikiTree help page or style page, all wiki markup tags can be considered standard. WikiTree will attempt to support them if it doesn't already. We will publish a specific rule recommending against them if necessary.

2 Answers

+3 votes
Best answer

The style rules won't allow another text style but you can legally create a block with a single cell table See here

{| border="1" 



by Louis Heyman G2G6 Mach 6 (68.4k points)
selected by Ben Molesworth
Thank you, the link came in handy.
+3 votes
You could enclose the text like this (but no box to sit it in):

by Ros Haywood G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)
Thank you. Good idea.

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