New Widgets Page Explains When, Why, and How to Build a Widget

clock June 7, 2012 17:54
In April we announced the new EERE Widget Style Guide, which walked you through what an EERE-branded widget should look like. Now we've put together a page that discusses the entire process of making a widget, from planning to promotion.

The new Widgets page explains when you should build a widget, how to get approval to start, how to design and code your widget, and how to promote it once it's live. [More]

Updates to EERE's Print Templates and Identity Guidelines

clock April 20, 2012 14:21
We're pleased to announce that we have an updated version of the EERE Identity Guidelines and updated EERE print and CD templates posted on the EERE Communication Standards website. [More]

Designing a Widget? Check Out the New Widget Style Guide!

clock April 13, 2012 16:39
For the last few years, widgets have been a popular topic at EERE. And if you've checked out the social media links on the EERE home page, you might have seen a few of the widgets that EERE has created. But if you're interested in making one for your EERE Program or Office, you'll probably want to check out our brand new style guide for widgets. [More]

Getting Fast Track OMB Approval for Your Surveys and Usability Tests

clock March 30, 2012 17:30
If you attended the last Web Coordinators meeting, you’ve already heard a bit about using OMB's fast track process for your surveys and usability tests. And now we've also updated the Communication Standards page about surveys with information about when you need approval and how to get it when you do. [More]

Introduction to Standards Podcast: Posting Videos

clock January 16, 2012 13:18
Even though there aren't all that many videos on EERE, we always seem to get a ton of questions about how to post them. You might remember that we updated our video standards back in September. And now, to make the process even clearer, we've released the next Introduction to Standards Podcast, called "Posting Videos on EERE and YouTube." [More]