September 15, 2004

Webcontent.gov Web Standards

FCW.com reports today that Webcontent.gov wil be unveiled on September 29. This site will help federal agencies put up more uniform content and adhere to laws and best practices for information accessibility.

A GSA official said today that the Interagency Committee on Government Information's Web Content Standards Working Group has produced webcontent.gov to help government Web site designers with standards for publishing federal requirements, laws, regulations and other information.

"While many federal Web sites are superb, others need improvement," said Beverly Godwin, director of the FirstGov Web portal at the General Services Administration and executive sponsor for the working group. "Up until now, no one has pulled together in one place all the requirements for federal Web sites." Godwin spoke today at a GSA lunch honoring the fourth anniversary of FirstGov.gov.

Webcontent.gov will explain the laws and regulations Web managers should know, in addition to describing best practices. The site includes a discussion, a listserv and a library link.

Source: FCW.com, September 15, 2004

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January 14, 2004

Learn Printer Friendly CSS Tricks

Gilbert Jorgensen from ITS will demonstrate at this month's eDG meeting how to set up a Web page so that it can be automatically reformatted as a printer friendly page. Several agency pages will be used as part of the demonstration.

The eDG meeting provides a venue where State Web Developers can learn about State development standards and new initiatives. This eDG meeting will be Wednesday, Jan 21, 2004, 2 - 4 PM in State Office Building, Rm. B110.

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