Rule B.12: Internet-Related Terms

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TLR follows CMOS Rule 7.80—unless the outside author specifically requests to the contrary—for terms relating to the internet.

  • “internet” should not be capitalized.
  • “web” should not be capitalized when it is referring to the internet.
  • “website” is one single word.
  • “online” is one word without a hyphen.
  • “email” is one word without a hyphen.

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