Capitalized Electronic (Digital) Terms - Capitalization

AMA Manual of Style - Stacy L. Christiansen, Cheryl Iverson 2020

Capitalized Electronic (Digital) Terms

Use initial capitals with computer commands, functions, or features.

Items in the Junk folder will be deleted after 90 days.

Enter your search terms and press Go.

Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to bring up the Task Manager.

The words internet and web are not capitalized.

The word email takes a lowercase letter unless it is starting a sentence.

Please submit any corrections via email.

Email submissions are preferred.

Although email is no longer hyphenated, because it has become a commonly used word, newer compounds that start with “e-” retain the hyphen. In such words, the “e” is considered a prefix, and only the noun should be capitalized in a heading or at the start of a sentence.

e-Commerce tracking is available for both web and app properties but first must be enabled at the view level.

Estonia is aiming to become a global e-commerce superpower.

e-Cigarettes and Future Battles in the Fight Against Smoking

Minnesota health officials are planning to release results of the state’s first-ever survey on the use of e-cigarettes.