O'Reilly logo

The Web Content Style Guide: An Essential Reference for Online Writers, Editors, and Managers by Catherine O’Dowd, Rob Norton, Gerry McGovern

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

I

ICANN

Stands for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a private non-profit organization that administers domain name registration and Internet protocols.

icon

Any small onscreen image that represents an object or program. Because of the truly international nature of the Web (a particular icon can mean different things in different cultures), and because of bandwidth and screen size constraints, icons tend to be used sparingly on the Web.

Icons should always have text descriptions (see www.yahoo.com for an example). There’s no point having a fancy icon that represents “What’s New” if a large number of your readers do not recognize it as such. Therefore, put a “What’s New” text description underneath or beside the icon. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required