In addition to a general purpose article format, there are several special-purpose types geared for common information structures that sites use.
- 1.General article
- Articles are the basic unit of substantive information in Smallsite Design sites. The general type has the most flexible format, including provision for sections.
- 2.Navigation article
- Navigation articles are short articles that can include cards, a catalog or an image gallery to facilitate highly visible navigation around a site.
- 3.Procedure article
- Procedure articles provide a series of steps, and can include substeps and learning notes.
- 4.Test article
- Tests provide a set of multiple choice questions to help readers get an appreciation of how much they know about a topic, or how much they have learnt from reading site articles.