How to write a table of contents in a


I'm trying to add a table of contents into a for one of my repositories but I can't find a way to do it.

I tried to use the same syntax as GitHub, something similar to:

# Table of Contents

1. [My first title](#my-first-title)
2. [My second title](#my-second-title)
## My first title
Some text.
## My second title

But it doesn't work. Nothing happens when I click on the links generated into the ToC.

I'm running Bitbucket server 5.4. Is it possible to do such a thing please? I didn't find anything relevant into the Atlassian documentation.

Thanks for your help.


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Gonchik Tsymzhitov Community Champion Nov 19, 2017

Hi Guillaume, 

Have you tried this tutorial for



Hope it helps.



Gonchik Tsymzhitov

Hi Gonchik,

Thank you for your help, but it doesn't answered my question. I'm not trying to create a table (I have no problems for this), but a table of contents.



In other words: a list of links to the titles inside the README.


You need to add "markdown-header-" to your link parentheses.

1. [My First Title](#markdown-header-my-first-title)

2. [My Second Title](#markdown-header-my-second-title)


This worked for me.

This didn't work for me I tried with and without `markdown-header-`

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