Writing for the Web:
Guidelines for MIT Libraries
Chunking the content
- Chunk = manageable bit
- Keep sentences to one or two points
- Keep paragraphs short. A one sentence paragraph is OK.
- Use lists.
- Use fragments and phrases.
- Use pictures and other visual elements.
Example: Go to this
article by Jakob Nielsen
and scroll down to "Measuring the
Effect of Improved Web Writing."
Most of the content
of this site
is drawn from a workshop given
by Janice (Ginny)
Redish, Ph.D. at User Interface 2000