Results for a spot check on government websites in the first quarter have been revealed, according to a notice issued by the State Council on May 16.
The State Council General Office checked 303 websites, 95 percent of which met quality standards. Regional governments and State Council departments checked 11,639 websites under their respective administrations, with a pass percentage of 95 also.
In the first quarter, 272 officials were held accountable for websites which failed to pass the check.
Problems in those unqualified websites included ineffective management, inconvenient online service, restricted access for exchange with users, and nonstandard domain names and logos.
The notice urged regional governments and departments to resolve the problems unveiled in this check, enhance online service, streamline access for the public to submit questions and suggestions, and protect website security.
As of March 1, 2018, the number of government websites in operation in China was 23,269, according to the notice.