2009 Ohio Wing Conference. Websites: Integrity and Professionalism on Display 21 November 2009. Paul Creed III, Capt, CAP Information Technology Officer Group 3, Ohio Wing. Introduction. Website Purpose Promote the three missions Show community involvement
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2009 Ohio Wing Conference Websites:Integrity and Professionalism on Display 21 November 2009 Paul Creed III, Capt, CAPInformation Technology OfficerGroup 3, Ohio Wing
Introduction • Website Purpose • Promote the three missions • Show community involvement • Promote the achievements of cadets and SMs • Encourage people to join • Website Basics • Websites are coordinated efforts with the PAO, ITO, and command staff • Domain name • No advertising • IAW statement • Design basics • Advanced Web Design • E-mail addresses • Photo galleries • Social Network Integration • RSS Feeds • Videos
Websites With A Purpose • Promote the three missions • Highlight ES • Highlight Aerospace Education • Highlight Cadet Program • Demonstrate the professionalism of our members
Websites With A Purpose • Show community involvement • Color Guards • Parades • Cemetery Details • Volunteerism
Websites With A Purpose • Promote the achievements of cadets and SMs • Promotions • Awards • Scholarships • “Paycheck” for the volunteers
Websites With A Purpose • Encourage people to join!
Website Basics • Website Basics • Websites are coordinated efforts with the PAO, ITO, and command staff • No one member should be solely responsible • Cadets are permitted to be the webmaster (with guidance from a senior member)
Website Basics • Website Basics • Domain name and hosting • Domains can be under cap.gov or separate from cap.gov • CAP.gov domains require Region and/or NHQ approval and IT involvement • Non CAP.gov domains *should* have Wing CC’s approval • Integrity! • Purchased domain names should be short and memorable • Youngstowncap.org • Mncap.org
Website Basics • Website Basics • Domain name and hosting • GLR/Ohio Wing server • $30 per year fee • Requires Wing CC’s approval • Commercial hosting • Various plans available • Price range from $0-60 per year depending in features • A purchased domain name can point to either hosting option.
Website Basics • Website Basics • Advertising is permitted provided the advertiser is directly supporting CAP • Recommend that little to no advertising be utilized • More professional • Increases performance of website • IAW statement is required per CAPR110-1
Website Basics • Website Basics • Design basics • No frames • No clipart • Standard HTML and CSS • ADA compliance • Limit PDFs • Templates
Design Tools • Design Tools • Adobe Dreamweaver • Microsoft Expression Web • Microsoft Sharepoint Designer • Nvu • OpenOffice.org • Content Management System • Joomla • WordPress • Etc
Advanced Web Design • Advanced Web Design • E-mail addresses • Personal address should not be used • Use the @ohwg.cap.gov address (proposed project plan) • Photo galleries • Social Network Integration • RSS Feeds • Videos
CAP Regulations • CAPR110-1 • No unauthorized advertising • Defined as those who have not directly supported CAP • Disclaimer required for any authorized advertising • Best practices: • Limit commercial advertising • Do not host on hosts that insert advertising
CAP Regulations • CAPR110-1 • Watch copyrights! • Squadrons have rights from NHQ to use CAP imagery • Always ask permission to post ANY content not explicitly granted by NHQ • Retain permission on file • Ensure credit is given to authors • Integrity!
CAP Regulations • CAPR110-1 • Website home page must clearly indicate • “Civil Air Patrol” • Name of sponsoring unit/group/wing/region • Websites are not a substitute for the chain-of-command • Do not violate the integrity of the chain-of-command! • Websites are not replacements for public affairs officers • Remember OPSEC!!!
Questions? • Questions? • Comments? • Concerns?