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What you're describing is called title case in English, as opposed to sentence case, the standard in French. Title case is not universally applied in English. See case styles in Wikipedia. Formally it depends on the style manual being used; informally it depends on what style they learned in school (in Canada and the U.S., usually title case). I manage ...


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In any language but English - most likely due to a common misbelief that it positively influences search engine optimization. Also following patterns from English websites may be the case; in English, that's a standard (though not a grammar rule) to capitalize certain (not all) words in headlines: ...


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"What are the advantages/disadvantages of using caps for all words in mobile application design?" Do you mean ALL CAPS ALL THE TIME? Or Capital Case Only For The First Letter? Disadvantages ALL CAPS looks like you're SHOUTING! Bad if there's no semantic reason for this. Can feel like it crowds other elements, especially on mobile where space is at a ...


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A thing to consider is that "design", when use as a form of communication, should ease the process rather than hider it. For that reason I avoid using all caps from a typographical perspective. As Bobtato mentioned, our brains read by recognizing the overall shape of words. Not necessarily the individual letters. One of the biggest challenges that all caps ...


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Ask for country first. US and Canada can be on top of your drop list (not alphabetically). If US or Canada are selected, present the address fields optimized for these countries (the only difference is zip/postal code... even phone is +1 ). If other counties are selected, you can have a different, more generic, set of fields. But optimize for US/CA which ...


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Why not use Google Translate API to automatically detect the language of the product name? We use it on our products for language detection and translation. Obviously, language detection works better the longer the input text is. But even with short input (one or two words), the API will return a 'confidence' parameter which indicates the confidence of the ...



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