Yahoo! to release web style guide

Yahoo! is releasing a style guide for web writers, editors and designers on 6 July.

Titled 'The Yahoo! Style Guide: The Ultimate Sourcebook for Writing, Editing, And Creating Content For The Digital World', the guide is available for $21.99, with a discounted price of $13.49 on online retailer Amazon.

Chris Barr, Yahoo's senior editorial director and CNET's founding editor-in-chief, is the editor of the book.

The book offers guidelines on the right spellings, such as Web site, website or web site, the ideal position for a story and ways to identify a site's audience. It also covers the basics of grammar and punctuation, and has pointers on designing the perfect website.