These guides supplement the MDN style guide with specific layouts for the various types of pages on MDN. This helps contributors create new content that's structurally consistent with the rest of MDN.
- API landing page guide
- An API landing page is an article that provides an overview of what a related collection of interfaces, objects, and other API terms do and are used for. Consider, for example, the API landing page for the IndexedDB API.
- Article page layout guide
- An article is any page that explains or teaches something. These are non-reference pages which are also not landing pages. In general, if a page is primarily prose and/or sample code, it's an article.
- Landing page layout guide
- A landing page serves as a menu, of sorts, for all of its subpages. It opens with a brief summary of the topic, then presents a structured list of links to subpages, and, optionally, additional material that may be of use.