Documentation style guide
This is the (fledgling) style guide for Nextstrain’s documentation.
Capitalize the names of our projects, like Nextstrain, Augur, Auspice, Nextstrain CLI, etc.
Do not capitalize the eponymous commands of our projects, e.g.
Use short titles in the entries of
toctree directives (i.e. the site
navigation tree) to keep the navigation sidebar easily scannable. It’s ok for
the title of the page itself to be longer/different.
When you must use a subproject URL instead of an Intersphinx reference—such as
toctree directives, documents still using Markdown, and Intersphinx’s
configuration—use Read the Docs’ default version redirect (
make sure subproject URLs will always resolve to the subproject’s default
version (and language).
For example, do use:
Do not use:
This is particularly important for unversioned subprojects (e.g. using
latest) which we might start versioning later.