Wheaton, Illinois – The DuPage County Board launched the new DuPageCounty.gov website, impacting over 1.8 million users who visit the site each year. Visitors can search property records, pay property taxes, request copies of important records, apply for permits and licenses, view county meetings, and visit animals to be adopted at county animal shelters. I watch
“Our previous website worked well, but was over a decade old.
users will find improvements
- Streamlined content with redundant information removed reduced the number of web pages from 1,659 to 963, improving user navigation and search capabilities.
- New analytics to help staff better understand website audiences and traffic patterns.
- Implemented designated accessibility menus on each page of the site to help individuals with disabilities navigate the site more easily.
Individuals navigating to the site using the old URL dupageco.org are automatically redirected to the new site www.dupagecounty.gov. The DuPage County Commission allocated his $390,000 federal funding from the U.S. Relief Plans Act to expedite the website redesign.
The report was submitted by Evan Shields, public relations officer for the DuPage County Commission.