Pen and book
Guidelines for producing Web content
Paper vs. On-screen

Keep it simple. That's the mantra of Web writers.

Web text should be concise, scannable, and informal. In this site you will learn why writing for the Web is different than writing for other media. You'll also find guidelines for producing good Web text.

Writing guidelines
Informal writing, careful use of outside links, and chunking text are just a few guidelines for writing for the Web. Find out more...

Paper vs. On-screen
Why is writing for the Web different than writing for other media? It all begins with the way people read text from a computer screen vs. reading from paper. Learn more...

Test your knowledge
Think you know how to write for the Web? Find out how you rate. Take this 15 question quiz. All the answers can be found in this site.


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