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Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
Digital Services Georgia is introducing federated authentication for all websites migrating to Drupal 8; providing content management access to multiple sites on the GovHub platform through a single set of login credentials.
Government websites need to be responsive, accessible, and performant. And it’s not just the website container; it’s also the everything inside of them. If you’re publishing images and videos on your website, see what steps you need to take to make them adhere to the 3 guiding principles.
We build agency websites to be responsive, accessible, and performant. But the effort doesn’t stop with us. What can you, as the website’s content managers, do to make sure your websites stand up to these 3 principles?
My website loads quickly for me at work on my desktop. Does that mean I have good performance rates? Not necessarily…
In May 2012, we launched a major redesign to Georgia.gov. Along with a new look, we gave it the ability to respond to the user's device. Then in 2014, we rolled out this responsive ability to the rest of the GeorgiaGov platform.
If ensuring your content remains available through a mobile device isn't enough motivation for you, now Google threatens to decrease your rankings.
If you're moving to a multi-device site, these two resources from Google are must-reads.
Sometimes you can be too close to the design. It's best to take a step back and see it from someone else's eyes.
Is a native app really necessary?
Adaptive and responsive web design are two commonly used approaches to display websites on multiple devices. The approaches get confused sometimes because of their similarities, but they aren’t exactly the same thing.