Create your first page
Every page you create in Notion is a fresh canvas where you can add whatever content you want. Follow these steps to create your first one 📄
There are a couple ways to add a new page in Notion.
At the bottom of your sidebar, click
+ New page.
Or, use the shortcut
A brand new page will pop up with options to view templates or pick a type of page to build.
For now, give your page a title and press
enter, which will give you a fresh, empty page.
Begin typing whatever you want. You'll notice other features fade away, leaving you with your thoughts.
Highlight any text to bring up a menu of options and tools. From here, you'll be able to add a hyperlink or comment, or style your text in bold, italics, underlines, etc.
/ command will quickly become your best friend in Notion.
/brings up a comprehensive menu of block types - all of your content options. Experiment with different block types - you'll find your own personal favorite combinations!
Add any type of block by typing
/and scrolling to the one you want or typing its name. For instance,
/h1creates a large heading, and
/todocreates a checkbox.