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    Tips, news and more, specifically for government websites.

    Compliance With the New Sunshine Act Open Records Law

    On June 30, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law an update to Pennsylvania's Sunshine Act. The update requires all local municipalities, government agencies and school districts to post meeting agendas on their websites 24 hours before meetings. You also have to provide...

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    Optimize Your Web Content to Engage Residents

    Good written content for your website is equally as important as good design. The content of your site is what draws people in, informs them, and encourage them to engage. But unless you put in the work to make sure your web copy is also Search Engine Optimized (SEO),...

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    Case Study: Borough of Morris Plains, New Jersey

    Project Details: ​GovUnity worked with the Borough of Morris Plains to create a modern and user-friendly website design. Their new site is mobile-friendly and features a clean homepage with an organized menu layout. The Borough’s site was built on our user-friendly...

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    The Human Element of Web Accessibility

    Motivation: While there are many guidelines to accessibility, the most important thing is to put the human element center stage. There are three main motivators when it comes to making your website accessible: Helping those with disabilities (human-centered)...

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    Case Study: Aleppo Township Authority

    GovUnity worked with the Aleppo Township Authority to create a modern website design to better serve their audience. The new website is user-friendly and mobile-friendly. The Authority’s site was built on our intuitive Content Management System, which allows their...

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    Work Effectively With Clients While Working Remotely

    In the past year many government organizations have faced the challenge of working remotely. The GovUnity team has been “working from home” for over eleven years. So, we were fortunate to already have an effective system in place for working with clients remotely to...

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    Improving Your Municipality’s Digital Presence in 2021

    If 2020 taught us anything it’s the importance of a strong digital presence, not only for businesses, but also for municipalities and government organizations. Residents found themselves looking online for policy updates and information about how COVID was impacting...

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    The Effects of COVID-19 on Local Government in 2021

    There is no doubt that the coronavirus has significantly impacted state and local government. Since the first stay-at-home order in March of 2020, governments have had to change the way that they operate. In the year 2020, technology was more essential than ever in...

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    Tips for Creating a Color Palette for Your Website

    Last week’s blog addressed the importance of color scheme in increasing website engagement. We addressed color psychology, visual hierarchy, and website accessibility. We also provided a few handy tools to help you get started creating a color palette for your...

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