Search Engine OptimizationVisit disclaimer page (SEO) is a set of informal rules to optimize your website and its pages for search engines like Google and Bing. Optimizing your content will help search engines more effectively crawl your content, helping to improve your search engine rankings, and result in greater visibility for your content.
Good file names help improve website usability and search engine optimization (SEO). Consistent file names are also easier to remember and make sense within the site's structure. Following these guidelines will help us make content easier to find and easier to maintain.
In December 2018, the President signed into law the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act, or 21st Century IDEA, which sets minimum standards for accessibility, ease of use and security of government websites.
Use this list when creating new or redesigning existing ACF websites to confirm you meet federal and Departmental requirements. ACF follows HHS standards with a few adjustments for branding and consistency.
When developing new or redesigning websites for ACF, it is important to involve your digital communications specialist from the beginning of the project. They will work with you to ensure that the site meets relevant policies and standards.
ACF strictly follows federal .gov requirements and the HHS domain policy to communicate to our customers and stakeholders the legitimacy of ACF-funded sites. All ACF owned sites must appear as a .gov, the standard naming convention for federal agency websites.