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Develop Sites on Secure Test Servers

Document Type: Standard


Content:

All HHS content development must be hosted on a test server or on a password-protected part of an external server.

Reason:

Providing password-protected areas for content and site development prevents public viewing and allows for thorough review prior to going live.  Reasons for securing test servers may include: data verification, usability testing, link checking, and management review.

Requirements:

HHS should ensure that these servers remain inaccessible to the public, whether hosted internally or externally.


Related Web Standards and Usability Guidelines: