Students in English and Writing
classes at the PALC practice writing articles for the web. Doing
so is different than other forms of writing, however.
Keep Paragraphs Short
Although regular paragraphs may address multiple points, for
the web keep to one main point per paragraph. Keep paragraphs
Readers online have limited attention spans. Remember that
when creating content for the web. Readers will often only read
parts of your writing. Make everything valuable.
Use headlines to signpost the information your readers need to
know. Help them find information easily.
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