Web Standard: Basic Information Page
A simple overview of a topic and answers questions like:
- What's the issue?
- Why should people care?
- What is EPA doing about it? (e.g., regulations, partnerships, outreach, enforcement, research, grants)
- What can you (as a person or as an organization) do about it?
Microsites call this page “Learn About [topic name]”. Resource directories do not require this page, but it’s recommended. If this page is created for a resource directory, call it “Learn About [topic name]”.
This page is:
- Written at a level understandable by an 8th grader
- Linked to from the home page of the web area
- Linked to in left sidebar on microsites
About this Standard
Effective date: 03/28/2009
Date Approved: 09/12/2012
Web Council review by: 09/02/2014 (or earlier if deemed necessary by the Web Council)