Pen and books Writing for Web
Guidelines for producing Web content
Harding Davis quote
Paper vs. On-screen


Hypertext linking is typically nonlinear, without a beginning, middle, and end. Therefore, text should be written so readers can make sense of it from any starting point.

Readers may enter your site at any point and view only the parts that interest them. Use logical and clear links help prevent disorientation as users navigate.

In a sense, the reader becomes an author by choices made, information accessed, and info ignored. This is one of the advantages of hypertext. The reader may explore the information as they wish.


Writing Guidelines

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