Word list

U

URL

All uppercase, no periods, but URLs themselves (mozilla.org, firefox.com, etc.) are lowercase.

username

Always spell as one word, sentence case. For example, “ Enter your username and password.”

users

Avoid. Although not a perfect substitution, referring to people as people is preferred.

US

Abbreviation for United States. Use instead of "U.S."


W

web

Lowercase on its own and as part of a compound construction (unless as noted). Capitalize if the word “web” begins a sentence.

webcam

One word, lowercase.

webcast

One word, lowercase.

WebExtensions

Used to describe the API an extension is built on; describes the technology, not an extension built on the technology; see also the WebExtensions wiki entry.

WebFWD

Please note the capitalization, unless dealing with a URL (webfwd.org).

webpage

One word, lowercase.

Web Push

Capitalize when referring to the notification standard.

website

One word, lowercase; do not use "web site."

Wi-Fi

Use Wi-Fi instead of wifi or WiFi.

www

Avoid using before URLs; modern browsers (and current users) will assume the www.