A-Z Online Style Guide

For the most part, The Fletcher School website follows punctuation, capitalization and usage guidelines outlined in the Associated Press Stylebook Online, which is available to the entire Fletcher community through the Ginn Library (password required).

Fletcher-specific style guidelines are included in the A-Z guide below.

WAIT LIST (n.wait-list (v.)


WEB – Capitalize. This is the shortened form of World Wide Web. The following Web-related terms are treated as one word and lowercase: webcam, webcast, webmaster, webpage,

WEBSITE. Names of most websites are capitalized without quotation marks or italics.


WORLD WIDE WEB – Usually called the Web.