Web Best Practices

By following web and accessibility standards, you can make your content discovered and usable by a wide audience and all search engines.

The following are best practices to make your online communications as successful as possible. These best practices should compliment Penn State's website requirements and guidelines.

The "Short Name" field in Plone sets the URL segment for the current page/folder. This field is automatically set when the page is created, and usually does not need to be modified.

This article details the information architecture of a standard AgSci Plone site. It describes the purpose of each major area, and presents the standards for that area.

Meaningful link text makes pages more friendly for visitors and search engines.

These are some guidelines to effectively use Plone's "Event" content type. Some parts of this best practice only apply to the Extension site, but most of the information applies to any of the AgSci Plone sites.

Should I manage a collection of links to related content on my site?

Description of the standard image dimensions used in Plone content, including homepages and lead images.