Are third-party services (social network feeds, social wall, carousels, google maps, etc.) not used for convenience to compensate for the lack of content production resources ?
Has an alternative to third-party services been considered, is it possible?
It is common to use third-party services related to the use of social networks, geolocation, etc. The use of these third-party services must be at the service of information and not replace it because their use is very resource-intensive, bandwidth and battery of terminals in particular. It is important to limit their use to what is strictly necessary in order to limit their environmental footprint.
Rule for assessing the level of compliance of the criterion
8 other criteria related to the recommendation: "Less is More": Focus on essential features and simplify your interface
Is a visual soberness implemented so as to reduce energy resources use and the impact on the material deterioration of the visual, sound and tactile interface's components ?
Are the features used by the user ?
Are decision-making justified and approved by reliable indicators on the use of functionalities throughout the service life cycle ?
Is there a policy / approach / routine for the progressive reduction and prioritization of functionalities, interactions and graphic elements ?
Are the stakeholders of the SEO service involved, starting from the design phase ?
Is the practice of e-mailing considered, justified and reduced to what is strictly necessary ?
Are an archiving schedule and a lighter version of the old searchable content implemented ?
Has the analytics been limited to what is strictly necessary to optimize the service ?