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July 2009 Web Standards Change Log

Log for all Web standards changes that were implemented in July 2009.

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Web Accessibility Standards

Section
(Heading)
Old Standard New Standard
Web Accessibility Standards
N/A

April 2, 2009

Fixed broken link

Web Accessibility Standards
(Other Resources)
N/A

April 3, 2009

Removed the link to:

WebXact / Bobby Online Validator

Web Design Standards Changes

Section
(Heading)
Old Standard New Standard
N/A
Replaced Additional Information sections with new Related Content sections.
Color
Shading Alternating Table Rows

Shading may be added to alternating table rows to help distinguish information on lengthy tables. Only the light site color for the Intranet, or the light site color for appropriate Internet topic area (see below) can be used to highlight alternating table rows. The text on the light site color must be black. Refer to the Tables section of the Web Design Standards for more information.

Intranet Web Site Colors

Dark Color Hex: #364965
Mid Color Hex: #4F6A92
Light Color Hex: #E5E9EF
Gold Color Hex: #FFCC66

Internet Web Site Colors

The CDE Web site is divided into eight topic areas, each with pre-defined authorized colors:

Curriculum & Instruction

Dark Color Hex: #000099
Light Color Hex:: #A4C4E2

Testing & Accountability

Dark Color Hex: #663300
Light Color Hex: #CCCCCC

Professional Development

Dark Color Hex: ##000000
Light Color Hex: #99CCCC

Finance & Grants

Dark Color Hex: #336600
Light Color Hex: #99CC99

Data & Statistics

Dark Color Hex: #990000
Light Color Hex: #B79470

Learning Support

Dark Color Hex: #666699
Light Color Hex: #CCCCFF

Specialized Programs

Dark Color Hex: #666600
Light Color Hex: #B9B996

Resources

Dark Color Hex: #000066
Light Color Hex: #DDEEFF


Shading Alternating Table Rows

Shading may be added to alternating table rows to help distinguish information on lengthy tables. Only the shadow color for the Intranet, or the shadow color for appropriate Internet topic area (see below) can be used to highlight alternating table rows. The text on the shadow color must be black. Refer to the Tables section of the Web Design Standards for more information.

Intranet Web Site Colors

Dark Color Hex: #000066
Light Color Hex: #6699CC
Shadow Color Hex: #DDEEFF
Gold Color Hex: #FFCC66

Internet Web Site Colors

The CDE Web site is divided into topic areas, each with pre-defined authorized colors:

ARRA

Dark Color Hex: #003366
Light Color Hex: #990000
Shadow Color Hex: #99CCFF

Board of Education

Dark Color Hex: #000099
Light Color Hex:: #B79470
Shadow Color Hex: #FFEEDD

Curriculum & Instruction

Dark Color Hex: #000099
Light Color Hex:: #6699CC
Shadow Color Hex: #A4C4E2

Data & Statistics

Dark Color Hex: #990000
Light Color Hex: #996633
Shadow Color Hex: #B79470

Executive Office

Dark Color Hex: #006666
Light Color Hex: #7A94a4
Shadow Color Hex: #F1F1F1

Finance & Grants

Dark Color Hex: #336600
Light Color Hex: #669966
Shadow Color Hex: #99CC99

Learning Support

Dark Color Hex: #666699
Light Color Hex: #9999CC
Shadow Color Hex: #CCCCFF

News Room

Dark Color Hex: #006666
Light Color Hex: #7A94A4
Shadow Color Hex: #F1F1F1

NCLB

Dark Color Hex: #000099
Light Color Hex: #B79470
Shadow Color Hex: #FFEEDD

Professional Development

Dark Color Hex: #000000
Light Color Hex: #669999
Shadow Color Hex: #99CCCC

Resources (Base)

Dark Color Hex: #000066
Light Color Hex: #6699CC
Shadow Color Hex: #DDEEFF

Specialized Programs

Dark Color Hex: #666600
Light Color Hex: #999966
Shadow Color Hex: #B9B996

Testing & Accountability

Dark Color Hex: #663300
Light Color Hex: #999999
Shadow Color Hex: #CCCCCC

Link Notations
(Hyperlinks on a CDE Internet Web Page)

Calendar event title (iCal) Link to an iCalendar event/appointment.
Link Notations
(Hyperlinks on a CDE Intranet Web Page)
Calendar event title (iCal; Revised 01-Jan-2007) Link to an iCalendar event/appointment with an optional correction notation.
Images N/A
Favicon

The only favicon that can be used for CDE Web sites is the red schoolhouse favicon.

Web Documents, Section 2 All Web Documents Must

N/A

Add to Section 5c:

  1. Accent background color that is 15% or less in saturation may be used if the color contrast and brightness contrast of any text or links is tested and found to be accessible according to W3C standards. .
Web Document Metadata
(Funding-related Web Documents)

Questions About Funding Metadata

Contact Kent Wong, Funding Master Plan, Fiscal and Administrative Services Division at 916-323-1544.

Questions About Funding Metadata

Contact the Funding Team, Fiscal and Administrative Services Division at DL-FMP@cde.ca.gov or 916-323-1544.

Miscellaneous N/A
iCalendar (.ics) Files

iCalendar files may be uploaded to CDE Web sites. They may only be linked from Web pages. iCalendar files and associated links to them must be removed from Web pages when the iCalendar file is for a past event.

Exceptions N/A
Test Questions

Test questions that are either facsimile sample questions or released test questions from previous exams, may be posted on CDE Web sites with underlined text.

 

Web Application Development Standards

Section
(Heading)
Old Standard New Standard
Web Application Development Standards
(Development Technology...)
Microsoft ASP.Net 3.5 (LINQ functionality may be allowed with prior approval from CDE)

Microsoft ASP.Net 3.5

Web Application Development Standards
(Database Standards)
Microsoft SQL Server 2005, or higher, is required if a database is used.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is required if a database is used.

 

External Web Page and Application Design Standards

Section
(Heading)
Old Standard New Standard
External Web Page and Application Design Standards N/A

April 16, 2009

Fixed Broken link

External Web Page and App Stds. Adopted 3-1-09
N/A

April 2, 2009

Fixed broken link

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