The purpose of the University of Ottawa’s standards and guidelines for web content is to provide direction and ensure the visual and linguistic content of the University of Ottawa’s website is coherent and consistent across faculties and services.
The standards and guidelines will also provide direction on uOttawa brand standards for the web. These standards and guidelines have been created with a distinct focus on responsibilities and policies rather than on purely technical requirements. This information focuses on using the Web as a strategic communications tool, to be used in conjunction with traditional media.
Web writing guide
Writing for the web is different than writing document briefs or reports, because people don’t read the same way on the web as on paper. The following guidelines can ensure that your pages are web-ready and accessible.