Official Government Website

2.1 Customization Checklist

This checklist is designed to help you ensure that your site has the right changes for your agency, and all of the generic content has been personalized for your needs for the 2.1 theme.

IN THE DOCHEAD.INC

Agency Stylesheet

Add your own stylesheet below state.css.

IN THE HEADER.INC

Tagline
Customize with Agency tagline -->
Your agency tagline
Top utility links
Customize with Agency contact page --> 
href="/index.html">Home
href="https://www.idaho.gov">Idaho.gov
class="last" href="">Contact Us
Header

There are 4 options for headers. Each one goes alongside the IDAHO Logo.

  1. One large line
    h1_large

    <span class="hidden-xs heading-lg">One Large Line</span>
  2. Small line over a medium line (like this site)
    h1_small-medium

    <span class="hidden-xs heading-sm">Official Website of the<br>
    <span class="hidden-xs heading-md">State of Idaho</span>
  3. Medium line over a small line
    h1_medium-small

    <span class="hidden-xs heading-md">Official Website of the<br>
    <span class="hidden-xs heading-sm">State of Idaho</span>
  4. Two Medium lines
    h1_medium-medium

    <span class="hidden-xs heading-md">Official Website of the<br>
    <span class="hidden-xs heading-md">State of Idaho</span>
Search

See Search for instructions.

IN THE NAV.INC

Navigation

Both drop-down and non drop-down examples are included.

IN THE FOOTER.INC

Footer

Required: Security, Privacy, US/Idaho map. (Link to the Idaho.gov security and privacy statements if you do not have one for your agency.) Recommended: About Us, Contact Us.

As you plan your footer, remember the column headers will be the only content showing on a phone. You may want links to the content below on the column header pages.

ON EVERY PAGE

Title

Don’t forget your title! Customers will need this to find you in search results and to bookmark your page.

Metatags

Update the description and keywords for each page.

FOR YOUR SITE

404 Page

A thoughtful 404 page should include a way to search and a way to report a problem.

Redirects

Did you move any of your most popular content during your redesign?

XML Sitemap

An XML Sitemap helps search engines crawl your site better. There are online tools to help you generate one and submit it. Signing up for Google Webmaster Tools and Bing Webmaster Tools is a good place to start.

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