# 7.2. Short Description¶

Optionally, you can define a short description for your course.

Learners see the short description when they move their cursors over the course image in the catalog.

## 7.2.1. Create the Short Description File¶

You create an HTML file called short_description.html in the overview directory.

The short description is limited to 150 characters.

Within that limit, you can add any text and HTML markup to the short description file.