Skip to page content

Naming Conventions for External Links and Blocks

  • Do not include special characters (i.e. !@#$%^&*()[]+=,<>?/\|~{}).
  • Do not include file extensions.
  • Do keep the names short.
Good/Bad Examples for External Link and Block System Names
Good Example Bad Example
Name of External Link Really, Really, Really Long Name of External Link
College for all Texans College for all Texans: Updated on January 29, 2009
Name of Content Module Block Really, Really, Really Long Name of Content Module Block
main The Overview for the Program Website
Overview Introduction to Marine Biology Degree and Departmental Website Folder
Calendar Panel Calendar_Panel
News Articles News Articles (Rotating News Block)