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Website text

Here are some important rules to stick to when writing text for a website:

  • Text must be easy to read.
  • Stick to a single font colour and size on your website. Try to stick to black text on a white or light-coloured background.
  • Arial size 12 is easy to read on websites. Try not to use a smaller sized font.
  • Remember the intended audience. Always test your website on users.
  • Do not use underlining on webpages. Users will think it is a hyperlink.
  • Keep it simple. Be consistent across the whole website.

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