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Advanced Therapies for Library Web Sites (OPLIN)


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Part 4 of a 4-part presentation Laura Solomon did for NORWELD.

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Advanced Therapies for Library Web Sites (OPLIN)

  1. 1. Advanced Therapies For Web Sites Laura Solomon, MCIW, MLS Library Services Manager OPLIN [email_address]
  2. 2. Get a real domain name <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>VS. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Raise the IQ of your 404s
  4. 4. Check your load times
  5. 5. Learn about metatags
  6. 6. Create a favicon  FAVICON
  7. 7. Consult with legal counsel
  8. 8. Features that aren’t extras any more <ul><li>Search </li></ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Email to someone </li></ul><ul><li>Service links </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cross-browser compatibility <ul><li>IE versus Firefox versus Opera versus Safari versus Konqueror versus… </li></ul><ul><li>And don’t forget the versions! </li></ul>
  10. 10. Internet Explorer
  11. 11. Firefox
  12. 12. Yes, Virginia, there are standards… <ul><li>World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>XHTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn to use a code validator and to troubleshoot! </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. What about accessibility standards? <ul><li>Section 508 </li></ul><ul><li>WAI </li></ul><ul><li>http:// =wQT9yVeu_js&feature=related </li></ul>
  14. 14. What about mobile access?
  15. 15. robots.txt
  16. 16. “ TETO”
  17. 17. Makeover time!