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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?
Learn why users, content, and mobile always come first.
My website loads quickly for me at work on my desktop. Does that mean I have good performance rates? Not necessarily…
See how we ensured our infographics are responsive and accessible.
An Event Apart is a conference for people who build websites. Since all of you couldn't make it, here are the things I would hope for our agency web content managers to take away from the conference.
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.
Images are one of the most bandwidth-intensive items a typical user will encounter on your site. With limited data available to most users per month, these large images can quickly eat up that limit.
You hear it all the time from experts: “mobile is big,” “mobile is important,” and “mobile is here to stay." Well guess what? They’re still right.