Getting accurate, consistent website data
Ensure that your web analytics are providing an accurate picture of what your website customers are doing, so you can make the best data-driven decisions on how to adjust and improve your websites.
- Fix issues and standardize your analytics
- Understand customer behavior on your website to identify problems and opportunities
- Customize your analytics to ensure you’re tracking progress to achieving your business goals
- Adjust your regular reporting so you’re making actionable, data-driven recommendations
Understand USDA Guidance and Learn More!
Follow Federal Guidance and Mandates
The 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience Act (IDEA) lists requirements (including some outlined here separately) that new and redesigned websites must:
Comply with Section 508 accessibility requirements
Have consistent appearance
Not overlap with or duplicate legacy websites
Have a site search feature
Use industry-standard secure connection (https)
Be designed around user needs based on qualitative and quantitative data
Have an option for a more customized digital experience
Be fully functional on common mobile devices
Report to Congress their agency’s most-viewed or most-utilized websites and services
Comply with U.S. Website Standards (the U.S. Web Design System)
This page was last updated July 31, 2019.
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