Writing for the Web

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Words on screens are not consumed in the same way as words in print, so writing for the web has its own set of guidelines and tools. Learn more about the genres and outlets of online publishing and how to predict and accommodate user behavior with these articles.

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Writing for the Web: An Overview

Writing for the internet is a different beast than writing for print. Here’s how.

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Web Documents Require Structure

We typically think of documents as having content and formatting, but when writing for the web, we have to also think in terms of structure.

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Making Readable Webtexts

We know readers consume onscreen text differently than print, and HTML offers us many structural elements from which to build webtexts. But which elements should be used, and how, to best serve readers’ needs?

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