Resources on Writing for the Web
WebAIM is a highly respected resource in all areas of accessible web design. Their site has many tutorials and articles, as well as an email discussion list.
- Is it Possible to Write Clearly and Simply?
- General Guidelines
- Additional Considerations for Users with Reading Disorders and Cognitive Disabilities
- Readability tests
useit.com: Jakob Nielsen's Website with many resources and an alertbox column.
- How little do users read?
- Low-literacy users
- Microcontent: writing headlines, page titles, and email subject lines
- Information pollution
Note: This link is to the "print-friendly" page for the information. When you click on the hot links on that page, it takes you to a non-print friendly page that's a bit cumbersome. All the information is on this page, so it's best not to use the hot links.
Webcredible is a commercial company based in the UK. They offer many free resources on web accessibility and usability, including a newsletter.
Tips on Writing Web Sites and Web page Optimization -
Web Copywriting Tips
The Web Content Cafe's suggestions focus on commercial web sites. Some topics include: