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Frequently Asked Questions about this Site

Who should use Webcontent.gov?

Webcontent.gov is designed for federal web content managers in the U.S. government, to help them make U.S. government websites the most citizen-focused and visitor-friendly in the world. But the practices and resources in the kit can be used by government web managers everywhere.

Do the laws and requirements cited on this website apply to other levels of government?

No. In general, the laws cited apply only to public sites in the federal executive branch. However, many of them do codify excellent principles and practices to make a website more useful to the public. So using them can benefit any website.

What is the listserv and who can join?

The Web Content Managers Forum is an ad hoc group of almost 1,000 government web managers across the country. It gives web managers a chance to share ideas and discuss important issues through email. The forum is open only to government employees who have an email address in the .gov, .mil. or .fed.us domain.

How can I suggest a best practice or resource for this website?

We welcome your suggestions! Send them to webcontenttoolkit@gsa.gov. Be sure to include your name and contact information so we can get additional information from you if we need it.

Will you be identifying more common practices for the website?

Yes. The Federal Web Managers Council will review and add more common practices in the coming months. Keep watching this site for additions.

Who is managing this website?

The Federal Web Managers Council, and the staff of USA.gov (formerly FirstGov.gov), manage this website.


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