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How to Add Sublist in List Elements


You'd like to display some items in ShortPoint's list as sub-items but can't.


By default you can only create a simple vertical list using ShortPoint's list. Displaying list items in steps is currently not supported out-of-the-box.


This solution applies to all ShortPoint list elements, including Image list, File list, Simple lists. Please follow these simple steps to display sub-lists up to three levels deep:

1. Copy the css code snippet below

.sublist--level-1 {
  margin-left: 30px;
  width: calc(100% - 30px);

.sublist--level-2 {
  margin-left: 60px;
  width: calc(100% - 60px);

.sublist--level-3 {
  margin-left: 90px;
  width: calc(100% - 90px);

2. Go the Custom css tab in your Simple list element and paste the copied CSS code snippet in the Custom css field

3. Go to the item in your list you want to display as a sub-item

4. Turn on Enable Custom Settings for this item only 

5. While on the same item, scroll down to the Custom CSS section and in the class field, type sublist--level-1

  • Adding sublist--level-1 to an item will move it 30 pixels to the right
  • Adding sublist--level-2 to an item will move it 60 pixels to the right
  • Adding sublist--level-3 to an item will move it 90 pixels to the right

Please repeat step 4 and 5 for all items you want to display as a sub-item

6. Click Insert/Update and save the page

7. Your list item should now be displayed as a sublist

In the example below, I have added the three classes in the following way:

  1. Sub level 1 - sublist--level-1
  2. Sub level 2 - sublist--level-2
  3. Sub level 3 - sublist--level-3

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