Putri Karunia • 2022-08-26
Build a Documentation with nested articles with Notion + Typedream
Imagine having this article structure
This is a list of guide directories that you want, like that home page of your intercom help center. In the example above we’ll have 3 rows: Getting Started, Building your website, Publishing your website
Have a column called "Directory" here, we'll use it as reference from the "Guide Articles" table.
This is a list of all the articles, like “Add & Edit Content”, “Build your Website”, etc.
Have a column called "Directory" here and indicate the directory where this article lives in.
In Typedream, you'll connect both collections using the CMS feature.
/collection and go through the setup process, select 'Guide Directories' table to connect. You can select any template you like.
We want each item in our Guide Directories to look like this
It has a title and some description, then the list of articles in this directory at the bottom. To do this,
After customizing the guide directories template page as you like, make sure you include the list of Articles at the bottom.
Inside the template for the Guide Directories item, go to the bottom to add a collection of articles for that specific directory.
/collection and connect the "Guide Articles" table this time.
After selecting the template, click "Edit Collection" on the right toolbar and set up the Filter:
Try previewing one of the guide directory items and see how it looks. It should have a list of articles in that directory at the bottom.