Dashes and hyphens

Use a hyphen (-) without spaces on either side to link words into single phrase, or to indicate a span or range.

  • first-time user
  • Monday-Friday

Use an em dash ( — ) with a space on either side to offset an aside. Be sure that you are using a true em dash ( — ), not hyphens (- or --).

  • Multivariate testing — just one of our new Pro features — can help you grow your business.
  • Austin thought Brad was the donut thief, but he was wrong — it was Lain.

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