Style Guide

This Mind The Science Gap style guide is written to help contributors navigate WordPress, and to produce professional-looking posts that come close to reflecting a “MTSG style”.  But in the spirit of MTSG being an educational site, please feel free to browse and use this even if you are just a visitor.  Remember though – it is a work in progress!


Recommended Post Layout:

Positioning and size of images in post

Drop Caps

The More Tab


Inserting and formatting Images

Sourcing images (really important) [Additional info – external site]

Resizing images

Acknowledging Images

Useful Resources:

Including useful information on science writing and blogs worth reading

Citing sources in posts:

Including using DOI links

Reach (i.e. where MTSG students are being picked up on the web!)

Good Practice Guide to writing science blog posts (very important)