Guidelines for Personal World Wide Web Pages
Andrews University provides Web service for home pages for faculty, staff, and students
strictly as an educational service. The University therefore reserves the right to set standards for
the content of pages stored on the University server and for sites pointed to directly by any pages
on the University server (via URL's).
REQUIREMENTS for Personal Pages
- The home page must include the name, address, and e-mail address of the
person responsible for the content of the page(s).
- The home page must contain a link to return to the University's home page.
- The home page must include a standard disclaimer object supplied by the
- The content of all pages on the University server and of sites pointed
to directly by personal pages must meet University ethical and moral standards.
In other words, pages must not depict, describe, or advocate anything that
is illegal or does not meet University standards. (Refer to the Code of Student
Conduct in the Andrews University Student Handbook.)
RECOMMENDATIONS for Personal Pages
- Home pages should be short and simple.
- Documents should be edited carefully for spelling, factual, and other errors
so the content and style will be representative of Andrews University.
- Pages of substantive content should contain the date of last update.
- If a document is in progress, it should be labeled appropriately, e.g.
"Prototype" or "Under Construction".
- A warning statement is advisable if a link leads to a large document or
- Use a style sheet or template to provide visual consistency across related
- All links should be tested before mounting and at regular intervals thereafter.
- Use the ALT attribute for images for the benefit of browsers without graphics
- Test documents with a variety of browsers, if possible.
- Do document development in non-public directories.
Last changed by Mailen Kootsey 6-Jan-1997