Goals of Web Development
Web Development serves as the primary maintainers of the SDState.edu domain. SDState.edu is built for students, faculty, staff, community members, industry specialists, and more; internal and external. As part of being the maintainers and developers of the largest university public site in South Dakota, Web Development fosters best practices and consistency across multiple technologies; works with the campus community to share their content effectively, and accessibly, and enables the presentation of content using the latest innovative and dynamic web practices.
Mission & Vision
- Foster excellence throughout the University’s web presence by ensuring continual development.
- Provide leadership and direction for web-related activities.
- Promote, support and sustain the online distribution of academic and research communications to respective audiences.
- Sponsor an environment of collaboration that integrates the use of innovative technologies within the University’s web communication landscape.
Web Development will advance a website that yields high-quality professional content, and ensures the use of industry standards web design, content management, search engine optimization, W3C accessibility criteria, and site performance.
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University Marketing and Communications (UMC) has established a list of baseline web services that it provides at no charge to all internal clients, including administrative offices, colleges, departments, service units and other groups.