Follow these writing suggestions:
To Checkpoints for Guideline 14.
- Strive for clear and accurate headings and link descriptions. Review every heading, outline, and menu to see if the crucial words mean exactly what is intended, and if there are more common words that would convey the same meaning.
- State the topic of the sentence or paragraph at the beginning of the sentence or paragraph.
- Limit each paragraph to one main idea.
- Avoid idiomatic language, technical jargon, and other unfamiliar vocabulary and expressions.
- Avoid specialized meanings of familiar vocabulary, unless explanations are provided.
- Avoid the passive voice.
- Avoid complex sentence structures.
- Make link phrases terse yet meaningful enough so they make sense when read out of context, alone or as part of a series of links.
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