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    Tips, news and more, specifically for government websites.

    The Pros and Cons of Custom vs. Template Website Design

    Choosing the right website design for your government organization can be daunting. You want a website that is user-friendly and represents your brand well. But you also need something cost effective. There are two ways to approach your websites design; you can either...

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    The Dangers of DIY Web Coding

    ​Everyone likes saving money, and one of the best ways to save money is to DIY. You may even try building your own website. But building a website is not as simple as it seems, even with programs like WordPress around. Building a well-designed website with great...

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    How Secure Is Your Website?

    In 2017 a Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure was passed. As a result of this order all government websites are required to use an HTTPS, to provide better security for their website users....

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    Making Website Accessibility a Priority

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) just celebrated its 30th anniversary. Title II of the ADA helps ensure that websites for government organizations have accessible features. At GovUnity we make website accessibility a priority and work diligently to ensure...

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    Case Study: Penn Township Website Redesign

    The website experts at GovUnity provided website redesign services for Penn Township in Allegheny County, PA. Penn Township's outdated website design was not friendly for mobile-use. In addition, the CMS interface was difficult for staff to manage. GovUnity worked...

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    Tips and Tricks for Writing the Best Web Copy

    With so much happening in the world people are checking their local government websites more than ever, looking for information. That is why it is so important for government organizations to provide their staff and residents with easy-to-manage, user-friendly...

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    Why Good Copy Matters for Government Websites

    Much of the reason copy is so important to businesses is because of its ability to help in areas of sales and marketing. Web copy generally refers to the written content published on the company's website to advertise the business and sell products. While that may be...

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    Things Residents Expect From Your Website

    Websites are easily one of the most effective ways to communicate with residents. A well-designed township, borough, village, or county website helps save time and aggravation for both users and staff. The most important thing to consider when building a website is...

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    Evaluating the Effectiveness of Municipal Websites

    A municipal website is an investment. A well-designed website shows your residents that you are willing to put time and money into maintaining the best possible communication with them. Not only that, but a good municipal sites can also help drive economic development...

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