Title = 1-line description of the package

  • Plain text
  • Nominal Sentence in Title Case
  • Does not end in a period
  • Shows on CRAN download page & Packages tab in RStudio
  • Keep it short (some tools truncate to 65 characters)
  • Do not include package name
  • Put the names of R packages, software, and APIs inside ‘single quotes’
  • Do not start with “A package for…” or “This package does…”.