Content is often the last thing people think of when building a website, but it’s the part you should think about most. After all, it’s what people come to a website for. (That’s why you’re here, isn’t it?)
People say web writing is different, but how?
This page explains some of reasons why content people can get a little worked up at times.
(Oh, and if you’re a word geek, check out our Word of the Day page for inspiration for your next insult!)
Accessibility is more than writing clearly—it’s about making sure that a person with disability has an equal chance of being able to access your information. If you don’t make your website accessible, your content may as well be invisible for people using assistive technology.
To my ever-expanding frustration, and general astonishment (to which my wife expresses a weary kind of amazement: why are you so surprised, you know it does that...), things never seem to go entirely smoothly. (And [...]
Editors and grammar geeks are strange people. The internet is full of these strange people shaking their metaphorical fists over punctuation points, word usage or grammatical constructions... But sometimes they're right!
India has a lot of languages—according to a 2001 census, there were 29 different languages in India that had at least a million native speakers each. The official language is Hindi—but English in India is a rich variant in its own right.
After raging ad-hoc, non-traditional apostrophe abuse, one of the most common mistakes an editor sees is people using i.e. and e.g. interchangeably. First things first: they are not interchangeable. Well, they may be interchangeable in [...]
How do we explain the general homogeneity of the Australian accent (almost no variation in a country 30 times the size of Britain)? What is Australian English, anyway? (Is it more than just the accent?) This post explores these questions, and influences on Australian English—from colonial times to present day.