Friday, June 4, 2010

The Usage of Login, Log-in or Log In?

Part of my job is to write copy and the use of login comes up quite a lot. I have a feeling this comes up for other folks out there so I thought I'd post the rules and help shed some light on this tricky use of proper web grammar.

Here are the rules:

When used as a verb – it’s two words: log in (to log in)

When used as an adjective or a noun – it’s hyphenated: log-in
o (your log-in password) (your log-in)

You should never use of login.

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