• Making Sure Your Site is Found

    With the pending shutdown of the service with webs.com (*.sites.acs.org), many folks have moved or relaunched their website.  We have some hints as to what you can/should do in terms of making sure your new websi...
    Christine Brennan Schmidt
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  • Check your permissions

    If we set you up with a new forum, it is likely that you will have to change the permissions on the forum once you are ready to go public. You should try accessing your forum without being logged into the ACS Network....
    Christine Brennan Schmidt
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  • Archiving Old Content

    We have seen many groups try to preserve the history of their group on their website. As a professional who has worked in the web field for many years, I can say this is generally not a good practice. It can clutter y...
  • Suggestions for May

    As mid-May approaches, we want to remind you that we the deadline to have websites off of Webs.com is drawing near.  We would like to request that groups who have done so, please let us know where your new w...
    Christine Brennan Schmidt
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  • Using the ACS Network To Host Your Website

    As you evaluate options for hosting your website, you may want to consider using the ACS Network as an interim or permanent host. Several members have asked us for information about what a website on the ACS Network m...
    Elisabeth Voress
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  • 5 Must-Have Pages for Your Website

    As you begin to plan your website, you may be wondering about the content you should provide and best practices for making those decisions. We recommend that you start with 5 critical pages: Home, About Us, Contact Us...
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  • Step 4: Selecting a web host

    Hopefully you have taken time to inventory your web content and to understand the strategy for your website as you move forward with creating a new site or migrating your current one. You should  have an understa...
    Christine Brennan Schmidt
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  • Step 1 - Assess your current website

    (Updated 2/19/19) Now that you know you must move or redo your website, where do you begin?   We recommend first doing an assessment of your current website.   What information do you have on it? What ty...
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  • Step 3: Determine your resources

    Now that you have an idea of how your website has been structured in the past and what you would like to accomplish, we would like to help you think about resources.   Resources are key to maintaining an effecti...
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  • Step 2 - Define your goals for your website

    Last week, we suggested you create a content inventory of your current website. This week, we will think more about the future state of your website. You may want to discuss these questions with your executive team or...