You’re ready to build a new website — or want to revamp an existing one?
The County currently supports WordPress as the content management system (CMS) used to build websites. (Note: A handful of other County agencies use different content management systems.)
Your first step is to get your project greenlighted and moved into the project queue. Think about the answers to the below questions, then contact the Office of Communications to discuss your project in detail:
- What’s the site’s purpose? What’s it intended to do?
- What’s the audience for your site — who will the users be?
- What will users do when they visit the site? What are the top tasks or main things you expect them to do?
- If it’s an existing site you want to revamp, what’s not working with the current site or webpages?
- What new functionality or features do you want to add?
- How much traffic do you anticipate your site/pages to get?
- If you have an existing website, have you reviewed your site analytics to find how people are using your site now?
- How does this site rank in your department’s other web-related priorities?
Site Creation Checklist
- Domain name (team, with CMO-Comms/DTS approval)
- Create site (DTS)
- Content Curation (team)
- Create Accounts (need names, emails, level of access) (CMO-Comms)
- Training (team, CMO-Comms)
- Content Migration (team)
- Site Review (team)
- Launch Checklist