Failure to employ rational, consistent practices throughout the Shoreline Community College website puts the College at risk for:
***To safeguard the College from harm like this, please contact PIO regarding any new or significant webpage updates or redesigns.***
Benefits of Standards
Beyond simply protecting the college from potential harm, web standards contribute to establishing the Shoreline Community College "brand". Successfully establishing a brand identity has significant benefits:
The Communications & Marketing Office, in conjunction with the Shoreline Community College Web Workgroup, sets standards and provides oversight for the College website. Web standards are the general policies and guidelines that govern and direct the web presence for Shoreline Community College, consisting of stylistic and technical parameters.
The Web Workgroup is a collaborative effort that includes representatives from Technical Support Services, the Public Information Office, faculty, staff and students. For questions regarding the Web Workgroup, contact Gary Kalbfleisch, Director of Technology Support Services.
Photos & Videos
The following criteria are used in approving the use of photos or video on a webpage:
***Photos and videos that do not meet these standards are subject to removal.***
Any official Shoreline Community College form posted to the website must be recognizable as an official document. To that end, please do the following:
***Forms that do not meet these standards are subject to removal.***
PDFs & Other Documents
***PDF's and other documents that do not meet these standards are subject to removal.***
Each webpage should be named appropriately in order to facilitate useful and consistent site search. The convention varies according to a page's navigational level. Pages should be named as follows: