The Alliance has compiled this set of website-related resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.
Every year, the Media & Technology professional network of AAM recognizes outstanding digital work from museums, including an Online Experience category covering “any form of web-based outreach and engagement.”
SeoMoz provides a guide to understanding and leveraging search engine optimization.
A large database of museum and gallery websites from around the world, emphasizing their achievements in design.
CrowdRiff argues that five nuances distinguish exceptional museum websites, offering plentiful examples from the field.
Digital museum specialists from Cogapp analyze a set of twenty-four museum websites from the US and UK, breaking down the essential elements they have in common that make them work.
For inspiration, see these examples of museums and other cultural institutions recognized by the Webby Awards for their excellence in web design and content.
Web Style Guide provides website designers with practical, concise advice on creating well-designed and effective websites and pages. The online book offers guidance on a full range of issues, such as planning and organizing goals, design strategies for a site, and design elements of individual pages. It also includes guidelines on designing for accessibility, strategies for maintaining a website, and details on using style sheets.