--- a/doc/editors/new-entry-checkin.html
+++ b/doc/editors/new-entry-checkin.html
@@ -72,6 +72,12 @@
   Copy the template, look for 'template' to find an empty entry, look for
   ??? to find slots.</li>
+<li>add a link to the new entry in the index:
+  <tt>afp-release/web/topics.shtml</tt>.
+  An entry can be in more than one category.
 <li><code>hg commit</code> the changes.
 <li>finally, when you are happy with everything, <code>hg push</code> the changes to sourceforge. The publish script will refuse to publish if the changes aren't pushed.