Producing good websites: further reading
There are a number of individuals and organisations who provide guidance on producing good websites online.
The following websites, articles and books are useful resources for information about web design, usability and good practice.
The World Wide Web Consortium
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). An international consortium that works to develop web standards and guidelines.
useit.com: Jakob Nielsen's Website
Jakob Nielsen's website contains lots of useful articles about user experience, testing, and current developments in approach and thinking about website design and usability.
A US government website, 'Guide to developing usable and useful websites'. Information is centred around four main headings of 'Plan', 'Analyse', 'Design', 'Test and refine'.
Web writing for many interest levels
A good article by Nathan Wallace on writing style for the web.
The Yale Style Guide
Comprehensive guide to planning, designing and producing an effective website.
How to Write Plain English
A useful article by Rudolf Flesch about writing for readability.
Some useful articles by Jakob Nielsen
Don't Make Me Think, A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, Steve Krug, Circle.com Library
Designing Web Usability, Jakob Nielsen, New Riders Publishing
Web Design in a Nutshell, Jennifer Niederst, O'Reilly
A simple guide to writing for your website, Susannah Ross, Prentice Hall
Shaping Web Usability, Interaction Design in Context, Albert N Badre, Addison Wesley
Writing for the web, Crawford Kilian, Circle.com Library