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HHS Usability Guidelines HHS-issued Web design guidelines are based on extensive research into user-friendliness and accessibility. These guidelines are applicable to all federal web sites. As an OpDiv of HHS, IHS should adhere to and implement these guidelines.
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  • Make sure your code is backward-compatible one full version from the current version of Internet Explorer and Netscape.
    Now that Netscape 7.0 is released, make sure your code works in Netscape 7.0 and 6.2. Code should also work in Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6.0.
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