What is Isomer?
Isomer is an informational website generator created by the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech).
It provides template for website with hosting and is compliant to applicable clauses in the Instruction Manual 8 (IM8), Design Service Standard (DSS) and Usability Checklist (UC).
GovTech builds, provides training and maintains Isomer as a service to all Singapore Government Agencies.
This website that you are seeing now is powered by Isomer.
Does my agency need to worry about IM8 if our website is on Isomer?
Your agency does not need to worry about applicable clauses in IM8 for websites that are on Isomer.
The fulfillment of these clauses will be centrally managed by GovTech.
What are the responsibilities of my agency for a website that is on Isomer?
Your agency will be responsible for maintaining and ensuring that your website content meets content-related standards in DSS.
GovTech will be responsible for website hosting, maintenance, support and ensuring compliance to relevant clauses of the IM8, DSS and UC.
Does my agency need to pay to have our website to be on Isomer?
Isomer is free of charge. The service will cover website hosting, maintenance, support and training for the system.
However, do note that you have to pay for the purchase of domain from Central DNS and SSL certificate.
How do I purchase domain?
You should approach your ITD colleagues who would be familiar with the process. Otherwise, you have to access the ITSM portal on your GSIB machine and submit a request for the purchase of domain. You will have to attach the approval for the purchase of domain in the request.
Does my agency need to migrate the content from our existing website?
Your agency will be responsible for choosing what content to migrate and also the migration of the content.
GovTech will support your agency by providing training.
What are some of the Government websites that are already on Isomer?
These are some of the Government websites that are already on Isomer:
What type of websites is Isomer suitable for?
Informational websites are suited to be on Isomer.
You can contact us through this form for more information.