Personally Identifiable Information Guidance Available

clock August 22, 2013 13:17
Personally Identifiable Information—which is more regularly known by the acronym PII— is a term used to describe any personal information. If you have a project that needs to collect and store personal data, you need to follow the federal guidelines for responsibly using and hosting PII. Our new PII page on Communication Standards explains everything you need to know. [More]


Setting Up Redirects and Bookmarks

clock August 8, 2013 14:24
If you've ever moved or retired an important Web page or website, you've probably wanted to set up a redirect—a way for users to go from the defunct URL to another page, and all without getting those annoying Page Not Found errors. The new Redirects and Bookmarks page explains how to set these up on EERE. [More]


Internet Explorer 10 is Now Part of EERE's Testing Suite

clock June 20, 2013 19:09
Internet Explorer 10 is now being used by 6% of EERE's visitors, and that means we're adding it to our browser testing suite.

The EERE browser suite is a list of resolutions, browsers, and browser versions that we test all EERE websites in. This suite is a standard part of EERE's website and Web page coding process, and your developers should test all of your new and updated Web pages in everything listed on it. [More]


What Should You Do When You Need a Short URL?

clock April 26, 2013 16:42
The Links page on Communication Standards now includes a section on link shortening services. But when should you use them? That's a whole other question. [More]


The EERE Style Guide Gets a Facelift!

clock March 14, 2013 14:27
The style guide is one of the most popular resources on the Communication Standards website. It's a valuable tool for ensuring that all EERE products use the same rules for punctuation, capitalization, and style. To make this great tool even better, we've recently made a ton of changes to it. [More]