Web Standards : Introduction

Purpose

  1. To provide clear information and regulations regarding the elements included in official Alfred University websites.
  2. To ensure that Alfred University websites comply with standards and regulations set out by the World Wide Web Consortium, the United States Federal Government, and the State of New York.
  3. To provide guidelines that will enable the University community to create websites that consistently and accurately reflect Alfred University's mission and goals.

Audience
Alfred University has 2 official websites, each with a different audience:

  1. www.alfred.edu - this is an external website which includes art.alfred.edu, business.alfred.edu, engineering.alfred.edu, las.alfred.edu, ps.alfred.edu, herrick.alfred.edu and scholes.alfred.edu. The targeted audiences for these sites are: prospective students and their families, alumni, current student parents, donors, and community members.
  2. my.alfred.edu - this is an internal site focused on faculty and staff & current students.

Scope
Any website that represents Alfred University or its official units is expected to follow the requirements and guidelines found in these web standards.

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