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Email and Web

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Email

The word email should be written without spaces or hyphens, and should be lowercase.

Internet

When referring to the internet, it should not be capitalized.

Providing a URL in a sentence, contact info, etc

Web URLs should be treated as standard text, without adding an “http” prefix or surrounding the address with <> symbols. If the “www” is not necessary to the URL in actual use, it should be left off the URL when referenced. A period should follow the URL if it is at the end of a sentence.

  • Visit our website at umbc.edu.
  • Visit our website at cwit.umbc.edu.

Website

The word website should be written as one word with no spaces or hyphens. It should not be capitalized.