Link Types

Active links Periodic review is required to verify that all links are still active. Automatic review of links should help to quickly identify targets that are not valid anymore, but human review of links may be needed to ensure validity of content. Use of persistent...

Body information

Sensitive information exposure Web page content, even when robot exclusion has been requested, may be indexed or stored by search engines (or users) that have access to the content. Simple removal of the pages does not eliminate the content that may be accessible to...

Compression, Site conventions and Web site center page

Compression During content negotiation with the server, the server may identify that the client can accept compressed content. Precompression of static pages will reduce site and network overhead. Delivery of compressed dynamic pages may be a useful trade-off to...

Site/page relocation and Maintenance

Site/page relocation It is likely that a site and/or pages within a site will need to be relocated over the life of that site. Techniques to accommodate this should be applied appropriately. These include: a) A site-specific Cname or Domain Name Service (DNS) entry....

Well-engineered Web site

Well-engineered Web site requirements specification A requirements specification should be prepared for a well-engineered Web site. This specification should include, at least, the following generic items: a) Date of issue and status b) Scope c) Issuing organization...

Web Design practices

The developer of a well-engineered Web site should prepare a project plan, or follow an existing plan, covering the entire life cycle of the well-engineered Web site, including development, maintenance, and retirement. The well-engineered Web site project plan shall...
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