This is doubly important if your research is likely to be published on the internet.
The authors section should include your name, as the main writer of the report, alongside the name of your supervisor.
It is good practice to bear in mind that the appendix is there for any information that you feel could be omitted from the report without affecting the clarity.
Your report can be shorter than the advised word limit if everything that needs to be included is there.
This is generally only a guide and is not set in stone; in most cases this limit does not include appendices and citation pages.
If you plan to write for a specific journal, a good advice is to check the research paper outline of some of the articles to get a better idea on how to write your article. If your report is complex and strays over this limit, there should be no problem, as long as you have not repeated yourself or filled your work with irrelevant information.
There are a few ideas on how to write your abstract but the best advice is that you look at some journals relevant to your research and try to format your abstract in a similar way.
This section and is merely a breakdown of sections and subsections by page number.
Although the title is the shortest page of your report, it is often the most difficult to write.
It is important to make clear to a researcher everything that needs saying but without the title being overlong and unwieldy.