Website Quality in the Age of Big Content
Event on 2013-03-12 18:30:00
Join our engaging March workshop where we will discuss and explore common errors that affect search engine optimization (SEO) as well as usability and accessibility (Section 508 compliance) with a speaker who is leading web governance and standards-setting best practices. The presentation will include a discussion on the importance of these topics and a journey into several US Government websites (browser and HTML views) showing errors in their live environment and the impact they are having on site quality.
Topics will include:
- Odd and antiquated design
- Poor navigation structure
- Common errors such as broken links and print images not meant for online use
- Brief lesson on major elements of SEO
- Common missing metadata
- Poor taxonomy
- Errors you may not realize that cause poor ranking with search engines
- Explanation of Section 508 and WCAG 2.0
- Discussing the need for Alt tags, updated HTML tags and descriptive link text
Network and enjoy a light dinner (pizza and soda) at 6:30. Instruction will begin promptly at 7:00.
As always, Men are encouraged to attend any DCWW event!
Advance registration/purchase is required. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Refunds may be requested up to but not including the day of the workshop unless otherwise communicated to attendees.
About the Instructor:
Steven Fay, Vice President
Steven Fay is currently a Vice President with ActiveStandards, where he educates large organizations on the importance of Website Governance, Quality Management, Regulatory Compliance and Best Practices. Prior to ActiveStandards, Steven ran the Philadelphia Operations of Bridgeline Digital, an Interactive Agency that specializes in Web Experience Management.
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Gold Level DCWW Partners:
1445 New York Ave NW
Washington, United States