Follow these guidelines to present information in a clear and logical structure.
Topic-based writing is an approach to writing well-structured, minimalist information that is usually presented online.
A topic is an independent unit of information with the following characteristics:
• It is meaningful when it is displayed alone.
• It follows the rules for a specific topic type.
A book establishes a progression of information that readers are expected to follow in a sequence. By contrast, online information encourages readers to approach topics from various directions. Writers of online information divide information into topics that can be read independently.
There are three main topic types:
• Task ...