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Headings should not end with a colon

Headings are visually distinctive and don't need a colon at the end to indicate that content follows.

Colons inside a heading are acceptible by the same rules that govern colons in any context.

Why is this important

An ending colon adds nothing but clutter.

Consistent style across the K-State web presence improves the appearance and cohesivenss of our website.

Problem examples

Example 1:

Example 2:

Example 3: 

Example 4:

To fix this error

Remove the colon.


The Colon : The Colon and the Semicolon - University of Sussex