August 12, 2011 By Kristy Fifelski
Sounds like a Harry Potter spell, but the trend is to 'Searchify' government websites. Sites like NYC.gov (beta designs), Utah.gov, Calgary.ca (currently in beta), Texas.gov and Energy.gov (in a way) all focus on search in a bold way. In this video, I discuss why.
Maintaining a consistent government website is tough when you have multiple authors. Download this free template and use it as a starting point for your own Web Author Handbook. Customize it how you wish and adapt it for your own government's needs.
Kristy is known as "GovGirl" in the government technology industry. She is a former city government web manager who has a passion for social media, technology and the lighter side of government life.
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