New Best Practice Introduced for Linking to Redirects

clock July 2, 2014 07:57
We've updated the Redirects and Bookmarks page on Communication Standards to add a new best practice. We recommend that, whenever possible, you should avoid coding links to redirects. This includes marketing URLs. [More]


Updated Domains and URLs Page Includes Guidance for Drupal

clock June 17, 2014 08:48
The Domains and URLs page explains which domains and URLs your website can live at. We've updated the guidance on standard URLs, marketing URLs, and .GOV websites to make these easier to understand. [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]


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]


Using Energy.gov URLs to Promote your Pages

clock July 31, 2009 12:23
During last week's Web Coordinators Meeting, we talked a little bit about eere.energy.gov URLs and energy.gov URLs, and how both of them work. For a complete explanation of all of the URLs used for EERE Web sites, see the Domains and URLs page on Communication Standards.

An interesting question was brought up during the last meeting: Can Programs use their "marketing" URLs (their short Energy.gov URLs) to point to other pages on their Web site? [More]