Title Capitalization Blog

Is That Capitalized in a Title?
Is That Capitalized in a Title?

If you are looking for a short answer: Yes, that must be capitalized when using title case. It is one those words that can function as more than one part of speech: …

Is About Capitalized in a Title?
Is About Capitalized in a Title?

Should you capitalize the word about in a headline or title? This depends on several factors: the style guide you are following, the position of about in the title, and its grammatical function. …

Is Your Capitalized in a Title?
Is Your Capitalized in a Title?

Whether a word should be capitalized when using title case depends on several factors, but the most important factor is the grammatical function (or word class) of that word, i.e., if it’s a noun, verb, …

Is Is Capitalized in a Title?
Capitalizing Hyphenated Words in Titles

When using title case, capitalizing hyphenated words can be quite difficult. The various style guides have many rules on this topic, and unfortunately these rules are not in agreement. While there are similarities …

Is Is Capitalized in a Title?
Is Is Capitalized in a Title?

Do you capitalize is in titles and headings? The short answer is yes, is needs to be capitalized because it is a verb, and verbs are always capitalized in title case. The long answer is: Contrary to …

Is And Capitalized in a Title?
Is And Capitalized in a Title?

No, and should not be capitalized in a title or heading, unless it is the first word. And is a coordinating conjunction, one of seven—the others are or, nor, but, for, yet, and so. Some of those …

Is For Capitalized in a Title?
Is For Capitalized in a Title?

The word for is usually not capitalized in titles and headlines, because it is typically used as a preposition or as a conjunction, and in both functions it is lowercased according to …

Which Title Case Style Should You Use?
Which Title Case Style Should You Use?

The Title Case Converter allows you to choose between eight different title case styles. Selecting the one that’s best suited for you might be a tough decision, so this article is intended to provide assistance. …

Is Of Capitalized in a Title?
Is Of Capitalized in a Title?

Capitalizing of correctly is rather easy. Unlike many other words discussed in this blog, it has just one grammatical function: of is always a preposition, and all style guides are in agreement that …

Is The Capitalized in a Title?
Is The Capitalized in a Title?

One of the most common title capitalization questions is whether the should be capitalized in a title or heading. The answer seems simple: articles are not capitalized in title case, so a, an and the should always be lowercase. However …

Is My Capitalized in a Title?
Is My Capitalized in a Title?

When using title case, should you capitalize my in titles or headings? In title case, “major words” are capitalized, and “minor words” are not. So, is my a major or a minor word? …

Capitalizing Titles Starting or Ending with an Ellipsis
Capitalizing Words Before or After an Ellipsis

One of the fundamental title case rules is that the first word of a title is capitalized. But is this also valid if the first word is preceded by an ellipsis? …

Is To Capitalized in a Title?
Is To Capitalized in a Title?

The question is simple: When using title case, do you capitalize to in a heading or title? The answer, however, is not quite as simple. To is capitalized in certain circumstances, and not capitalized in others. Let’s look at the different cases in detail. …

Is A Capitalized in a Title?
Is A Capitalized in a Title?

Should you capitalize the word a in a title or headline? Understanding if (or rather, when) a should be capitalized is not very hard. The different cases are discussed in the following sections. …

Is With Capitalized in a Title?
Is With Capitalized in a Title?

Whether with should be capitalized in a title or headline depends on several factors, notably, the style guide you are using and the position of with in the title. The following overview will cover the possible cases in detail. …

Sentence Case vs. Title Case – When to Use Which
Sentence Case vs. Title Case – When to Use Which

The two major capitalization styles for headlines and titles are sentence case and title case. In sentence case, only the first word and all proper nouns are capitalized, as shown in the following example …

Is If Capitalized in a Title?
Is If Capitalized in a Title?

Should you capitalize the word if in a title or headline? The major style guides are split into two camps in this regard; those who say if should be capitalized, and those who say it shouldn’t be. …

Is From Capitalized in a Title?
Is From Capitalized in a Title?

Should the word from be capitalized in a title or headline? This question cannot be answered with a simple “yes” or “no,” since the answer depends on several factors. Let’s look at the individual cases …

Is Be Capitalized in a Title?
Is Be Capitalized in a Title?

Should you capitalize the words be and is in a title or headline? What about am? Is was capitalized in a title? These questions are all related, because all of these words are forms of to be. …