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Out with the Old, In with the New: The New www.DHS.gov

Release Date: August 10, 2012

Take a look at www.DHS.gov. Notice anything different?

Over the past several months, the Department of Homeland Security has been hard at work to bring you a new and improved website. Today, DHS officially launched its new website and retired the old one. 

What Did We Do?

DHS and its web team have completely redesigned www.DHS.gov from the inside out to make it more user-friendly and easier to navigate by creating a simplified and unified approach to DHS.gov’s content. The new website design incorporates user feedback and current web practices and will allow DHS to better provide valuable information, help you find what you need, and make it easier for visitors to engage with DHS.

Here are a few highlights for you to see:

  • Visit the new Topics pages, each with their own Resource Directories to relevant information
  • Use the How Do I? sections to find answers to commonly asked questions
  • Learn how to Get Involved with agency activities for the public
  • Go to the About DHS section o learn about DHS’ budget, leadership, organization, career options and history
  • See the new multimedia page and photos of DHS at work in the News section
  • Use the improved search engine to quickly find relevant search results

The website also includes plenty of unseen improvements in the technical setup and hosting of the site that make our online communication more cost-efficient, help us execute a customer-focused strategy for web-content management and allows us to keep pace with rapidly evolving technology.

Now go take a look!

Last Updated: 11/10/2021
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