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Development Process and Milestones

Involve your WCD Liaison from the beginning of the development process to ensure your Web project is successful and meets all HHS standards.  Sharing the deliverables below at each phase will allow WCD to identify potential problems and keep your project moving forward.

Development Phase

What to submit to WCD

1. Define the project

Website project plan (Goals, target audience, top tasks, timeline, resources, site management plan, etc.)

2. Define information structure

Site map/ Information architecture

3. Determine visual structure

Wireframes (demonstrating navigation and usability considerations)

4. Create visual design

Design comps/ mock-ups

5. Building the site

Submit staging site for testing and review (Section 508 compliance and website requirements)

6. Launching the site

Notify your WCD liaison