Question: Should Online Be Capitalized?

Both “World Wide Web” and “Internet” are currently considered proper nouns and should be capitalized.

So if you’re writing the phrase “Web server,” or if you’re saying, “Let’s surf the Web,” it’s better to capitalize “Web” the same way you would capitalize “Internet.”8 Apr 2010

Is Internet supposed to be capitalized?

Yes, the word Internet should be capitalized whenever it is used since it is a proper noun. If you are referring to a general network of computers, then you can use the lowercase internet. Most of the time, Internet will be capitalized.

Is the word Internet capitalized in APA Style?

Yes, Internet, a proper noun, is always capitalized, whereas website is not. Some people may believe that the word Internet has taken on a more general use, but until this change is reflected in dictionaries, most style guides will continue to advise writers to capitalize it.10 Mar 2011

Which is correct online or on line?

Both online and on-line are compounds. On-line is a hyphenated compound, while online is a closed compound.

Do you capitalize to?

“Short” words-those with less than five letters-are lowercase in titles unless they are the first or last words. Generally, we do not capitalize: Articles – a, an, the. Coordinating Conjunctions (fewer than five letters) – and, but, or, for, nor, etc.