The CodePlex Project Directory shows your project summary, and not the initial contents of your project homepage. Having a great project summary will help site visitors find your project and quickly understand whether it will meet your needs.

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Since the project summary is required when you create the project, it is easy to write “to be completed later” and totally forget this is your “go-live” summary. Or maybe I’m the only one that has accidentally done that =D See yesterday’s tip how to edit your project summary (or to check what you wrote).

Help people find your project by writing a concise, reader-focused summary.

For example:
<project name> makes it easier for <target user group> to <activity>.
You’ll no longer have to <activity>.
It’s developed in <programming language>.

Let me know if there’s something else we should add to this example.

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