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Web Terminology

  • email (or Email at the beginning of a sentence)
  • enews
  • Facebook page
  • homepage
  • Internet
  • log in, log out (verb)
  • login (noun)
  • online
  • the Web
  • webpage
  • website
  • World Wide Web


Use the shortest URL possible.

For root-level sites, do not use “http://”:

  • mc.edu, not http://www.mc.edu

Do not use a period when the web link ends a paragraph.

            For more information, visit www.mc.edu

For folder-level sites, use “www,” but only use words after the “trailing slash” if needed.

  • www.mc.edu/news